Kot Name Meaning

Polish, Slovak, Czech, Belorussian, Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic), and German (of Slavic origin): from a personal name or nickname based on Slavic kot ‘tom cat’. As a Jewish name it is generally an ornamental name.

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


Similar surnames: Kost, Kos, Kort, Kotz, Koth, Kon, Krol, Kor, Koff, Kott

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Kot Family Origin

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Kot Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Janitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kot. 13% of Kot men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Kot women worked as a Janitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kot were Weaver and Packer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Shipping Clerk
    4%
  • Weaver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Janitress
    6%
  • Clerk
    4%
  • New Worker
    4%
  • Packer
    4%

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

Kot Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kot. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kot 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Kot. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kot. For the veterans among your Kot ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kot Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kot in 1960 was 45, and 86 in 2004.

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