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Kovats Surname Meaning

Americanized form of Hungarian Kovács (see Kovacs ).

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


Similar surnames: Kovack, Kovach, Kovatch, Kovash, Kovacs, Kopas, Botts, Coats, Lovas

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Where is the Kovats family from?

You can see how Kovats families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kovats family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kovats families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Kovats families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Kovats's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Kovats families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kovats surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kovats ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kovats. 43% of Kovats men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Kovats women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kovats were Painter and Typist. .

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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
    43%
  • Machinist
    27%
  • Barber
    11%
  • Painter
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Housework
    25%
  • Typist
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kovats. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kovats 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 675 immigration records available for the last name Kovats. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kovats. For the veterans among your Kovats ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kovats lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kovats life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kovats in 1962 was 76, and 82 in 2004.

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