Kovacs Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Kovacs Name Meaning

Hungarian (Kovács): occupational name for a blacksmith, Hungarian kovács, a loanword from Slavic.

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

Similar surnames: Kovac, Kovach, Kovack, Kovats, Kopas, Koval, Kopack, Lovas, Kocsis

Ready to discover your family story?

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

Kovacs Family Origin

Where is the Kovacs family from?

Kovacs Family Occupations

What did your Kovacs ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Acrobat and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kovacs. 34% of Kovacs women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

View Census data for Kovacs | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Acrobat

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Cook General
  • Cook

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

Kovacs Historical Records

What Kovacs family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Kovacs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kovacs 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 Kovacs

Passenger List

There are 25,000 immigration records available for the last name Kovacs. 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 Kovacs immigration records

Draft Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Kovacs. For the veterans among your Kovacs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Kovacs military records

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

Kovacs Life Expectancy

What is the average Kovacs lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kovacs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1950. The average life expectancy for Kovacs in 1945 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kovacs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kovacs 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 Kovacs Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial