Cogley Family History

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Cogley Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Americanized form of Gaelic Ó Coigligh (see Quigley).

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

Similar surnames: Cooley, Colley, Cowley, Conley, Coley, Bohley, Corley, Convey, Coskey

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Cogley Family Origin

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Cogley Family Occupations

What did your Cogley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cogley. 28% of Cogley men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Cogley women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cogley were New Worker and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Secretary
  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Cogley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Cogley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cogley 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 902 immigration records available for the last name Cogley. 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 Cogley. For the veterans among your Cogley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cogley Life Expectancy

What is the average Cogley lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Cogley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Cogley in 1949 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cogley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cogley 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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