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Cookson Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): patronymic from Cook.

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


Similar surnames: Cooks, Cookman, Nickson, Coxson, Coleson, Coalson, Colson, Coulson

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Cookson Family Origin

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Cookson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Farmer Labr.

    9%
  • Bricklayer

    5%
  • Cariage Maker

    5%

In 1881, the most common Cookson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 23% of Cookson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cookson family was Cariage Maker. Farmer, Farmer Labr. and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cookson.

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Cookson Historical Records

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Cookson Life Expectancy

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