Cooksey Family History

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Cooksey Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): habitational name from a place in Worcestershire named Cooksey, from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Cucu (perhaps a byname from Old English cwicu ‘lively’) + Old English eg ‘island’.

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


Similar surnames: Cossey, Cooksley, Woolsey, Hockley, Cropsey, Cooper, Coursey, Comley

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Cooksey Family Origin

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Cooksey Family Occupations

What did your Cooksey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Cooksey occupation in Canada was Farm Laborer. 100% of Cooksey's were Farm Laborers.

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  • Farm Laborer

    100%

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

Cooksey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cooksey Life Expectancy

What is the average Cooksey lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Cooksey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Cooksey in 1947 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cooksey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cooksey 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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