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Coghill Name Meaning

English: habitational name, possibly from Cogill in Aysgarth, North Yorkshire, which is named with Old English cot ‘cottage’ + Old Norse kelda ‘spring’, or perhaps from any of the numerous places named Cowgill or Cow Gill (see Cowgill). Scottish: said to be an Americanized form of Danish Køgel. Compare Kugel.

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


Similar surnames: Cowgill, Cogbill, Gill, Grill, Cowell, Child, Cogdill, Cohill

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Coghill Family Origin

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Coghill Family Occupations

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  • Miner

    13%
  • Ship Carpenter

    13%
  • Clerk

    7%
  • Dress Maker

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Coghill family was Dress Maker. Miner, Ship Carpenter and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coghill. The most common Coghill occupation in Canada was Miner. 13% of Coghill's were Miners.

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Coghill Life Expectancy

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