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Origins of the Kough surname

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About the Koughs

We have a total number of 1013 records for people with the last name Kough.

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Where do most Koughs live?

In 1921, most Koughs lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Koughs

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We have 399 records for the Kough surname. The oldest one dates back to 1860.

Who were Koughs most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Kough first names?

  • John
  • Thomas
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Koughs

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Koughs in 1921


Living On Own Means


Flax Spinner


Sorter Of Paper


Breeze Washer


Common Male occupations for Koughs in 1921
Coal Miner




Semiskilled Mechanics And Repairmen




Tube Maker


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