Kossack Family History

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Kossack Name Meaning

Germanized spelling of Slavic Kozak, either an ethnic name for a Cossack, or a nickname for an aggressive or ferocious person. in northern Germany, probably also a folk-etymological adaptation of the Low German term Kotsasse ‘cottager’ (see Kotz) to the Slavic ethnic name Kossack (see Kozak).

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


Similar surnames: Kostick, Kornick, Slack, Kopack, Korsak, Kosick, Kolbeck, Kornacki

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Kossack Family Origin

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Kossack Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • U.S. Deput. Colltr.

    14%
  • W. In Tannery

    14%
  • Works At Rolling Mills

    14%

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In 1880, the most common Kossack occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Kossack's were Farmers. Farmer, U.S. Deput. Colltr. and W. In Tannery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kossack. A less common occupation for the Kossack family was Works At Rolling Mills.

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Kossack Historical Records

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Kossack Life Expectancy

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