Kochan Family History

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Kochan Name Meaning

Czech, Slovak, and eastern German (Sorbian): from the old personal name Kochan ‘beloved’ (i.e.. by God), a calque on Latin Amatus ‘beloved’, i.e. by God. Compare Amato. Polish: nickname for an attractive man, from kochan, kochanek, a term of endearment meaning ‘darling’, ‘beloved’, from kochac ‘to love’. Americanized spelling of Slovenian Kocan (see Kocan 2).

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

Similar surnames: Kocan, Kocian, Koch, Kochanek, Socha, Kochman, Kosman, Kortan, Suchan

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Kochan Family Origin

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Kochan Family Occupations

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In 1939, Jeweller Dealer was the top reported job for people in the UK named Kochan. 50% of Kochan men worked as a Jeweller Dealer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Jeweller Dealer
  • Schoolmaster

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

Kochan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kochan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kochan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kochan. 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 Kochan. For the veterans among your Kochan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kochan Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Kochan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kochan in 1946 was 38, and 80 in 2004.

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