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Kocian Surname Meaning

Czech (mainly Kocián) and Slovak (also Kocián): variant of Kocan . Americanized form of Slovenian Kocjan or its mostly Croatian variant Kocijan and possibly also a shortened form of the Slovenian patronymics Kocjančič and Kocijančič Croatian Kocijančić. Americanized form of Hungarian Kóczián: patronymic from the personal name Kocz a short form of Konstantin (see Constantine ).

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


Similar surnames: Kocan, Kochan, Kosman, Fabian, Domian, Kurian, Kortan, Kolman, Kozma

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Where is the Kocian family from?

You can see how Kocian families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kocian family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Kocian families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 27 Kocian families living in Missouri. This was about 60% of all the recorded Kocian's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Kocian families in 1880.
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What did your Kocian ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kocian. 34% of Kocian men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Kocian women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kocian were Carpenter and Clerk. .

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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

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Waitress
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kocian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kocian 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 729 immigration records available for the last name Kocian. 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 698 military records available for the last name Kocian. For the veterans among your Kocian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kocian lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kocian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kocian in 1954 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

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