Kobus Family History

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Kobus Name Meaning

Polish, Czech, Dutch, and German: from a pet form of the personal name Jakobus (Czech Jakub) (see Jacob). Polish and Jewish (from Poland): nickname from kobus ‘falcon’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Kobs, Kobes, Korus, Sobus, Kubas, Kober, Klus, Bonus, Kubes, Koss

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Kobus Family Origin

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Kobus Family Occupations

What did your Kobus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kobus. 17% of Kobus men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Kobus women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kobus were Farmer and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • New Worker
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    3%
  • Farmer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    5%
  • Maid
    5%
  • Nurse
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kobus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kobus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kobus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 956 immigration records available for the last name Kobus. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kobus. For the veterans among your Kobus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kobus Life Expectancy

What is the average Kobus lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kobus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kobus in 1956 was 72, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kobus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kobus ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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