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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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In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kocian. 20% of Kocian men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Kocian women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kocian were Carpenter and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    12%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Waitress
    6%

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

Kocian Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Kocian Life Expectancy

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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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