Kock Family History

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Kock Name Meaning

Dutch (De Kock) and German: occupational name for a cook, Middle Dutch, Middle Low German kok. German (Köck): Bavarian variant of Keck, a nickname from Alemannic kech ‘lively’, ‘bold’.

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

Similar surnames: Klock, Mock, Krock, Hock, Rock, Lock, Koch, Bock, Dock, Keck

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Kock Family Origin

Where is the Kock family from?

Kock Family Occupations

What did your Kock ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kock family was Cotton Weaver. The most common Kock occupation in the UK was Clerk. 14% of Kock's were Clerks. Clerk, Commercial Shipping Clerk and Cotton Broker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kock.

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  • Clerk

  • Commercial Shipping Clerk

  • Cotton Broker

  • Cotton Weaver


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kock ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kock Historical Records

What Kock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Kock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kock 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Kock. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Kock. For the veterans among your Kock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kock Life Expectancy

What is the average Kock lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kock in 1944 was 29, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kock ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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