Coby Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Compare Cobey. Respelling, under French influence, of German Kobe 2 or of Kober.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Cobey, Coey, Corby, Coy, Copp, Cong, Cober, Joy, Cose, Toby

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Coby Family Origin

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Coby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Servant

    17%

In 1881, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Coby. A less common occupation for the Coby family was Servant. The most common Coby occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Coby's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Coby | Data not to scale

Coby Historical Records

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Coby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Coby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Coby in 1959 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coby

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