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Cobleigh Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cobley in Devon from the Old English personal name Cobba (see Cobb ) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’. Alternatively a variant of Cubley from either of two places called Cubley in Derbyshire and Yorkshire. The Derbyshire name is earlier recorded as Cobelei. This surname is now extinct in Britain.

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

Similar surnames: Leigh, Farleigh, Raleigh, Comley, Colledge, Bligh, Sleigh, Eveleigh

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Where is the Cobleigh family from?

You can see how Cobleigh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cobleigh family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Cobleigh families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Cobleigh families living in Ontario. This was about 63% of all the recorded Cobleigh's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Cobleigh families in 1911.
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What did your Cobleigh ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farming was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Cobleigh. 100% of Cobleigh men worked as a Farming. .

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farming
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Passenger Lists

There are 135 immigration records available for the last name Cobleigh. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 530 military records available for the last name Cobleigh. For the veterans among your Cobleigh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cobleigh lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Cobleigh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Cobleigh in 1953 was 35, and 83 in 2004.

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