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Kaz Family History

Kaz Surname Meaning

Jewish:: (Ashkenazic): variant of Katz . (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname from Ukrainian kaz ‘rage’. (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a klezmer musician from the acronym of the Yiddish compound word kle-zemer of Hebrew origin. (American): shortened form of some original Ashkenazic surname. Compare Kass .

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

Similar surnames: Kam, Kan, Katz, Mak, Kain, Kay, Kar, Kau, Kazi, Raz

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Where is the Kaz family from?

You can see how Kaz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kaz family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Kaz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Kaz families living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Kaz's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Kaz families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kaz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kaz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kaz. 43% of Kaz men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Kaz women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kaz were Waiter and Saleslady. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Coppersmith
  • Waiter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 950 census records available for the last name Kaz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaz 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 535 immigration records available for the last name Kaz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 186 military records available for the last name Kaz. For the veterans among your Kaz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kaz lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Kaz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kaz in 1964 was 80, and 70 in 2003.

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