Cochran Family History

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Cochran Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from lands in the parish of Paisley, near Glasgow. The place name is of uncertain derivation, perhaps from Welsh coch ‘red’, although this etymology is not supported by the early spelling Coueran.

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


Similar surnames: Cothran, Coran, Corral, Cochrane, Cockram, Rochman, Cothron, Cockran

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Cochran Family Origin

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Cochran Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Going To School

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer Son

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cochran family was Farmer Son. Farmer, Going To School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cochran. The most common Cochran occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Cochran's were Farmers.

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Cochran Historical Records

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Cochran Life Expectancy

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