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Cohee Name Meaning

Irish: Munster variant of Coffey.

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


Similar surnames: Cohea, Chee, Cowee, Coile, Mcghee, Ghee, Chew, Rohde, Comes, Corpe

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Where is the Cohee family from?

You can see how Cohee families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cohee family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cohee families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Cohee families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 36% of all the recorded Cohee's in Canada. Nova Scotia and 1 other province had the highest population of Cohee families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cohee surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cohee ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cohee. 25% of Cohee men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Cohee women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cohee were Farm Hand and Bookkeeper.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Farm Hand
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    11%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
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What Cohee family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Cohee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cohee census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 418 immigration records available for the last name Cohee. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cohee. For the veterans among your Cohee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cohee lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Cohee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cohee in 1947 was 37, and 86 in 2004.

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