Cocklin Family History

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Cocklin Name Meaning

English: from a diminutive of Middle English cok ‘cock’ (see Cocke). Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of Swiss and South German Köchlin, Koechlin, or Köchling, all diminutives of Koch.

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

Similar surnames: Rocklin, Cocking, Acklin, Collin, Jacklin, Stocklin, Ficklin, Coplin

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Cocklin Family Origin

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Cocklin Family Occupations

What did your Cocklin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Blacksmith and Servent were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cocklin. The most common Cocklin occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 50% of Cocklin's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Servent


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cocklin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cocklin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Cocklin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cocklin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 797 immigration records available for the last name Cocklin. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cocklin. For the veterans among your Cocklin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cocklin Life Expectancy

What is the average Cocklin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Cocklin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Cocklin in 1963 was 77, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cocklin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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