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Cooling Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire): variant of Cowling . English (Lincolnshire): habitational name either from a place in Kent named Cooling from the Old English tribal name Cūlingas ‘people of Cūl(a)’ or from Cowlinge in Suffolk. In some cases possibly also an Americanized form of Dutch Coelingh Koeling or Kuling habitational names from any of several farms so named in the eastern Netherlands or of German Kühling or Kölling (see Koelling ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Colling, Bolling, Gosling, Rolling, Collin, Collins, Ciolino, Carling

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You can see how Cooling families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cooling family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cooling families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 25 Cooling families living in New Brunswick. This was about 60% of all the recorded Cooling's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Cooling families in 1911.
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What did your Cooling ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Merchant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Cooling. 100% of Cooling men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Cooling women worked as a Merchant. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Merchant
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cooling. 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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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Cooling. For the veterans among your Cooling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cooling lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cooling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Cooling in 1945 was 67, and 82 in 2004.

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