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Koc Surname Meaning

Turkish (Koç): ornamental name or nickname from koç ‘ram’ as a nickname probably applied to a healthy sturdy and bold young male. Polish: nickname from koc ‘blanket’ or possibly derived from kocić się ‘to behave like a kitten’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Kos, Kuc, Kotz, Koch, Kloc, Kot, Kor, Kon, Koca, Kan

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Where is the Koc family from?

You can see how Koc families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Koc family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Koc families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Koc family living in Cornwall. This was about 50% of all the recorded Koc's in United Kingdom. Cornwall and 1 other county had the highest population of Koc families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Koc surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Koc ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Manager were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Koc. 58% of Koc men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Koc women worked as a Manager. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    58%
  • Cutter
    43%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Manager
    100%
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Census Records

There are 907 census records available for the last name Koc. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koc census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 497 immigration records available for the last name Koc. 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 Cards

There are 499 military records available for the last name Koc. For the veterans among your Koc ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Koc lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Koc life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Koc in 1962 was 45, and 68 in 2004.

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