Kosta Family History

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Kosta Name Meaning

Greek: variant of Kostas. Czech: nickname for a bony person, from kost ‘bone’ (see Kost 2).

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

Similar surnames: Kost, Kostka, Kosty, Kosa, Kostas, Kostal, Kozma, Kotas, Dostal

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Kosta Family Origin

Where is the Kosta family from?

Kosta Family Occupations

What did your Kosta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kosta occupation in the USA was At Home. 20% of Kosta's were At Homes. At Home, Dressmaker and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kosta. A less common occupation for the Kosta family was R.R. Employee.

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  • At Home

  • Dressmaker

  • Farm Laborer

  • R.R. Employee


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kosta ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kosta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kosta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kosta 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 Kosta. 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 578 military records available for the last name Kosta. For the veterans among your Kosta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kosta Life Expectancy

What is the average Kosta lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Kosta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kosta in 1957 was 27, and 81 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kosta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kosta 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.

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