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Kovatch Family History

Kovatch Surname Meaning

Variant of Kovach a surname of Czech (Moravian) Slovak Rusyn Slovenian Serbian Croatian Ukrainian or Hungarian origin meaning ‘smith’. Compare Kowatch .

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


Similar surnames: Kowatch, Kovach, Kovack, Kovash, Kovac, Kovats, Kotch, Kovich, Bohach

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Where is the Kovatch family from?

You can see how Kovatch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kovatch family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Kovatch families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 62 Kovatch families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 32% of all the recorded Kovatch's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kovatch families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kovatch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kovatch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kovatch. 27% of Kovatch men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Kovatch women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kovatch were Farmer and Machine Operator. .

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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
    27%
  • Miner
    14%
  • Machinist
    9%
  • Farmer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Topper
    20%
  • Machine Operator
    20%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kovatch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kovatch 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 260 immigration records available for the last name Kovatch. 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 731 military records available for the last name Kovatch. For the veterans among your Kovatch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kovatch lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kovatch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kovatch in 1959 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

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