Cosgrove Family History

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Cosgrove Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cosgrove in Northamptonshire, named with an Old English personal name Cof + Old English graf ‘grove’, ‘thicket’. Irish: surname adopted from English by bearers of the Gaelic name Ó Coscraigh ‘descendant of Coscrach’, a byname meaning ‘victorious’, ‘triumphant’ (from coscur ‘victory’, ‘triumph’).

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


Similar surnames: Congrove, Colgrove, Musgrove, Grove, Lovegrove, Wingrove, Cosgrave

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Cosgrove Family Origin

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Cosgrove Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Going To School

    6%
  • School

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%

In 1881, the most common Cosgrove occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Cosgrove's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cosgrove. A less common occupation for the Cosgrove family was Labourer.

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Cosgrove Historical Records

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Cosgrove Life Expectancy

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