Cossairt Family History

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Cossairt Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Dutch Cossaert, probably a nickname for a confidante, sweetheart, or flatterer, from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch cosen ‘to whisper’. perhaps also a variant of the French nickname Cossard ‘lazybones’, ‘idle fellow’.

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


Similar surnames: Cozart, Cowsert, Bossart, Cassar, Colvert, Jossart, Bosshart, Bossard

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Cossairt Family Origin

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Cossairt Family Occupations

What did your Cossairt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cossairt family was Works In Sawmill. The most common Cossairt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Cossairt's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cossairt.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Works In Sawmill

    14%

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Cossairt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cossairt Life Expectancy

What is the average Cossairt lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Cossairt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Cossairt in 1961 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cossairt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cossairt 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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