Cockrell Family History

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Cockrell Name Meaning

English: from a diminutive of Middle English cok in the sense ‘rooster’ (see Cocke). This name has also absorbed some cases of the French cognates Coquerille and Coqueral.

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


Similar surnames: Mackrell, Cottrell, Gorrell, Rockwell, Worrell, Cornell, Cordell

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Cockrell Family Origin

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Cockrell Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Cockrell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Cockrell's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cockrell. A less common occupation for the Cockrell family was Farm Laborer.

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Cockrell Historical Records

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Cockrell Life Expectancy

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