Kontos Family History

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Kontos Name Meaning

Greek: nickname for a short man, from kontos ‘short’; also a reduced form of any of various surnames formed with Konto- as a prefix, e.g. Kontogiannis ‘short John’. Hungarian (Köntös): from köntös ‘gown’, ‘short fur coat’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a furrier or a maker of coats.

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


Similar surnames: Condos, Contos, Kormos, Chontos, Konop, Kotas, Kondos, Antos, Fotos

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Kontos Family Origin

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Kontos Family Occupations

What did your Kontos ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Cook and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kontos. 10% of Kontos men worked as a Cook and 17% of Kontos women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kontos were Waiter and Drill Press

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    10%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • Waiter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    17%
  • Bookeeper
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Drill Press
    6%

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

Kontos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kontos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kontos 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kontos. 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 666 military records available for the last name Kontos. For the veterans among your Kontos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kontos Life Expectancy

What is the average Kontos lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Kontos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kontos in 1961 was 44, and 75 in 2003.

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