Kozar Family History

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Kozar Name Meaning

Czech (Kozar), Slovak (Koziar), Slovenian, Serbian, and Croatian: from an agent noun from Slavic koza ‘nanny goat’, either an occupational name for a goatherd or a nickname for an impoverished farmer who had only goats, because he could not afford cows. Slovenian and Croatian (Kožar): from kožar, an occupational name for a skinner or a dealer in skins, from koža ‘skin’, ‘hide’ + the agent noun suffix -ar.

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

Similar surnames: Koza, Kolar, Kozak, Kosar, Kotar, Kozel, Vozar, Kovar, Komar, Kozik

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Kozar Family Origin

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Kozar Family Occupations

What did your Kozar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kozar. 25% of Kozar men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Kozar women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kozar were New Worker and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • Farmer
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Packer
  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper

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

Kozar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kozar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kozar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kozar. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kozar. For the veterans among your Kozar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kozar Life Expectancy

What is the average Kozar lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kozar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kozar in 1951 was 68, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kozar

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