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Kulaga Surname Meaning

Ukrainian; Polish (Kułaga): from Ukrainian kulaga and its Polish dialect equivalent a term denoting a kind of gruel. In some places this is a synonym of Polish Kulesza . As a surname it may be a nickname for a fat man or for an impoverished person who could eat only gruel.

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


Similar surnames: Kula, Kulka, Kulak, Kulpa, Kukla, Kolak, Glaza, Talaga, Kalka, Kulesa

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Where is the Kulaga family from?

You can see how Kulaga families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kulaga family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Kulaga families living in Illinois. This was about 22% of all the recorded Kulaga's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Kulaga families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kulaga surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kulaga ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stator Winder were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kulaga. 32% of Kulaga men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Kulaga women worked as a Stator Winder. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kulaga were Labor and Clerk. .

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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
    32%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Machine Operator
    8%
  • Labor
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stator Winder
    17%
  • Redoubler
    17%
  • Winder
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
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Census Records

There are 890 census records available for the last name Kulaga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kulaga 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 387 immigration records available for the last name Kulaga. 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 237 military records available for the last name Kulaga. For the veterans among your Kulaga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kulaga lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kulaga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Kulaga in 1959 was 49, and 69 in 2004.

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