Cogswell Family History

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Cogswell Name Meaning

habitational name from Great and Little Coxwell in Oxfordshire, named with an Old English personal name Cocc + Old English wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’. variant of Coggeshall.

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


Similar surnames: Doswell, Oswell, Carswell, Colwell, Cornwell, Caswell, Cordwell

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Cogswell Family Origin

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Cogswell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Farmer Son

    6%
  • School Teacher

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1881, the most common Cogswell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Cogswell's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer Son and School Teacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cogswell. A less common occupation for the Cogswell family was Carpenter.

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Cogswell Historical Records

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Cogswell Life Expectancy

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