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Kozar Surname Meaning

Slovenian Croatian Serbian and Bosniak; Slovak and Czech (Moravian) (mainly Kozár): occupational name for a goatherd from Slovenian Croatian Serbian and Bosnian kozar Slovak and Moravian kozár (Slovak standard form is koziar) a derivative of koza ‘nanny goat’. Slovenian and Croatian (Kožar); Slovak (Kožár): occupational name for a skinner or a dealer in skins from kožar Slovak kožár (Slovak standard form is kožiar) a derivative of koža ‘skin hide’. Compare Kosar .

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

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

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Where is the Kozar family from?

You can see how Kozar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kozar family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kozar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Kozar families living in Quebec. This was about 56% of all the recorded Kozar's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Kozar families in 1911.
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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 USA named Kozar. 41% of Kozar men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Kozar women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kozar were New Worker and Stenographer. .

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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
  • Miner
  • Farmer
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Packer
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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