Cogbill Family History

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Cogbill Name Meaning

English (Warwickshire): unexplained. It could be a nickname, either from Middle English cok ‘rooster’ + bill ‘beak’ or from Middle English cokebelle ‘small bell’ (from Old French coque ‘shell’). Compare Cogdell, Cogdill.

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


Similar surnames: Coghill, Cogdill, Corbin, Grill, Bill, Corbell, Cogdell, Cowgill

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Cogbill Family Origin

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Cogbill Family Occupations

What did your Cogbill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cogbill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Cogbill's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cogbill family was Barber. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cogbill.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Barber

    3%

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Cogbill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cogbill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cogbill 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cogbill. 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 Cogbill. For the veterans among your Cogbill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cogbill Life Expectancy

What is the average Cogbill lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Cogbill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Cogbill in 1948 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cogbill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cogbill 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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