Koga Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘old river’; variously written, with one ancient variant of imperial descent pronounced Kuga; other alternate readings are Furukawa or Kogawa and are derived from a village named Koga in Shimosa (now Chiba prefecture). The most common Koga name is mostly found in Kyushu, and is descended from the Takeda family. The name is also found in the Ryukyu Islands.

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


Similar surnames: Soga, Koba, Haga, Toda, Koda, Kosa, Loga, Noya, Hoga, Hora

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Koga Family Origin

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Koga Family Occupations

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  • Brass Moulder

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Koga occupation in the USA was Brass Moulder. 100% of Koga's were Brass Moulders.

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Between 1961 and 2004, Koga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Koga in 1961 was 73, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koga

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