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Kovash Surname Meaning

Americanized form of Czech Kovář ‘smith’ (see Kovar ) and also of Hungarian Slovak Moravian Slovenian Serbian or Croatian cognates which are usually Americanized as Kovach .

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


Similar surnames: Kovach, Kovack, Kovatch, Kovats, Kovac, Kopas, Karash, Kokesh, Morash

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Where is the Kovash family from?

You can see how Kovash families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kovash family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 23 Kovash families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 37% of all the recorded Kovash's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kovash families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kovash surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kovash ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kovash. 42% of Kovash men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Kovash women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kovash were Barber and Teacher. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    42%
  • Farmer
    30%
  • Miner
    17%
  • Barber
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    25%
  • Seamstress
    25%
  • New Worker
    25%
  • Teacher
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kovash. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kovash census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 33 immigration records available for the last name Kovash. 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 Cards

There are 94 military records available for the last name Kovash. For the veterans among your Kovash ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kovash lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kovash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Kovash in 1961 was 50, and 57 in 2004.

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