Cossman Family History

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Cossman Name Meaning

Respelling of German Kossman or Jewish Kosman.

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


Similar surnames: Kossman, Cosman, Mossman, Rossman, Hassman, Gossman, Ossman, Cotman

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Cossman Family Origin

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Cossman Family Occupations

What did your Cossman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith, Farmer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cossman. A less common occupation for the Cossman family was Hides & Leathers. The most common Cossman occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 20% of Cossman's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Fisherman

    20%
  • Hides & Leathers

    20%

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

Cossman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cossman Life Expectancy

What is the average Cossman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Cossman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Cossman in 1962 was 86, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cossman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cossman 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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