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Kocian Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Kocián) and Hungarian (Kócián): from a personal name, from Latin Cassianus, a derivative of the old Roman family name Cassius. Altered form of Slovenian and Croatian Kocjan or Kocijan, vernacular forms of the personal name Kancijan, Latin Cantianus. Saint Cantianus was a martyr under the Roman emperor Diocletian. He died together with his brother and sister in S. Canzian d’Isonzo (Slovenian Škocjan) in Friuli, in northeastern Italy. He was one of the most popular Catholic saints in Slovenia and Croatia in the Middle Ages and many places bear his name (Škocjan ‘Saint Kocjan’). The American surname Kocian may also be a reduced form of the Slovenian patronymics Kocjancic or Kocijancic.

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


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

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Kocian Family Origin

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Kocian Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Ship Carpenter

    25%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Frame Gilder Mfg

    13%

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In 1880, the most common Kocian occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Kocian's were Farmers. Farmer, Ship Carpenter and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kocian. A less common occupation for the Kocian family was Frame Gilder Mfg.

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Kocian Life Expectancy

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