Cogburn Family History

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Cogburn Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Cockburn.

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


Similar surnames: Coburn, Ogburn, Cobourn, Cobern, Colburn, Cockburn, Clyburn, Ozburn

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Cogburn Family Origin

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Cogburn Family Occupations

What did your Cogburn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cogburn family was Cook. The most common Cogburn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Cogburn's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Clk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cogburn.

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Farming

    19%
  • Clk In Store

    2%
  • Cook

    2%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Cogburn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cogburn Life Expectancy

What is the average Cogburn lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cogburn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Cogburn in 1945 was 42, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cogburn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cogburn 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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