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Kovacs Surname Meaning

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

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Kovacs family from?

You can see how Kovacs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kovacs family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kovacs families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Kovacs families living in Manitoba. This was about 57% of all the recorded Kovacs's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Kovacs families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kovacs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and 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 United Kingdom named Kovacs. 100% of Kovacs men worked as an Acrobat and 34% of Kovacs women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Acrobat

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Cook General
  • Cook
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Passenger Lists

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.

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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.

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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.

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