Cothran Family History

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Cothran Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Scottish Cochran. Perhaps also a variant of English Cawthorne.

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


Similar surnames: Cothron, Cothren, Cohran, Cothern, Cochran, Cochren, Cohron, Coughran

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Cothran Family Origin

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Cothran Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cothran. The most common Cothran occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Cothran's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cothran family was Farm Laborer.

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Cothran Historical Records

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Cothran Life Expectancy

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