Kosman Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Kosman Name Meaning

Czech and Polish: from an altered form of the Greek personal name Kosmas (a derivative of Greek kosmos ‘order’, ‘universe’), borne by an early Christian saint martyred in Cilicia in ad 303 under the emperor Domitian, together with his brother Damian (see Damian). Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Jewish personal name Kosman, borrowed from German Christians. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for someone who made glasses or cups, from Hebrew kos ‘drinking glass’ or Yiddish kos ‘goblet’, ‘cup’ + man ‘man’. See also Kos.

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

Similar surnames: Kolman, Osman, Rosman, Gosman, Kopman, Korman, Kelman, Kurman

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Kosman Family Origin

Where is the Kosman family from?

Kosman Family Occupations

What did your Kosman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kosman. 32% of Kosman men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Kosman women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kosman were Machinist and Stenographer

View Census data for Kosman | Data not to scale

United States shown, England data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer

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

Kosman Historical Records

What Kosman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kosman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kosman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Kosman

Passenger List

There are 631 immigration records available for the last name Kosman. 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.

View all Kosman immigration records

Draft Card

There are 558 military records available for the last name Kosman. For the veterans among your Kosman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Kosman military records

You've only scratched the surface of Kosman family history.

Kosman Life Expectancy

What is the average Kosman lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kosman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Kosman in 1959 was 41, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kosman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kosman 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.

Famous Kosman Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial