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Kohorst Family History

Kohorst Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Kuhhorst northwest of Berlin a place called with Low German kau ‘cow’ + horst ‘group of trees brushwood’.

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


Similar surnames: Horst, Bockhorst, Mordhorst, Hirst, Kohrt, Ohrt, Weghorst, Hurst

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Where is the Kohorst family from?

You can see how Kohorst families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kohorst family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Kohorst families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Kohorst families living in Ohio. This was about 56% of all the recorded Kohorst's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Kohorst families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kohorst surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kohorst ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kohorst. 58% of Kohorst men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Kohorst women worked as a Maid. .

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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
    58%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Owner
    10%
  • Proprietor
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    100%
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What Kohorst family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 950 census records available for the last name Kohorst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kohorst 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 120 immigration records available for the last name Kohorst. 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 131 military records available for the last name Kohorst. For the veterans among your Kohorst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kohorst lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kohorst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Kohorst in 1954 was 65, and 89 in 2004.

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