Cothern Family History

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Cothern Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Cawthorne.

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

Similar surnames: Cothron, Cothran, Cothren, Chern, Cotten, Cowher, Cobern, Cowherd

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Cothern Family Origin

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Cothern Family Occupations

What did your Cothern ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cothern family was Drives Express Wagon. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Cooking were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cothern. The most common Cothern occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Cothern's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Cooking

  • Drives Express Wagon


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Cothern Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cothern. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cothern 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 224 immigration records available for the last name Cothern. 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 Cothern. For the veterans among your Cothern ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cothern Life Expectancy

What is the average Cothern lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Cothern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cothern in 1949 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cothern

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