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Cobler Name Meaning

Probably also an altered form of English Cobbler . Americanized form of German and possibly also Slovenian Kobler .

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

Similar surnames: Coble, Cotler, Comer, Cutler, Cooper, Coley, Coller, Cooler, Coler

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Where is the Cobler family from?

You can see how Cobler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cobler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cobler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Cobler families living in North Carolina. This was about 21% of all the recorded Cobler's in USA. North Carolina and 2 other states had the highest population of Cobler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cobler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cobler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cobler. 23% of Cobler men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Cobler women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cobler were Salesman and Bookkeeper. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • New Worker
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Winder
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Cobler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cobler 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 227 immigration records available for the last name Cobler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cobler. For the veterans among your Cobler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cobler lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Cobler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cobler in 1948 was 37, and 84 in 2004.

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