Coughlin Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Coughlin Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cochláin (or Ó Cochláin) ‘son (or descendant) of Cochlán’, a byname derived from cochal ‘cloak’, ‘hood’. The Mac form is found chiefly in County Offaly; the Ó form in County Cork.

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


Similar surnames: Loughlin, Laughlin, Loughran, Caughlin, Mclaughlin, O'loughlin

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Coughlin Family Origin

Where is the Coughlin family from?

Coughlin Family Occupations

What did your Coughlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coughlin. A less common occupation for the Coughlin family was School. The most common Coughlin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 23% of Coughlin's were Farmers.

View Census data for Coughlin | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • School

    6%

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

Coughlin Historical Records

What Coughlin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Coughlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coughlin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Coughlin

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Coughlin. 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.

View all Coughlin immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Coughlin. For the veterans among your Coughlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Coughlin military records

You've only scratched the surface of Coughlin family history.

Coughlin Life Expectancy

What is the average Coughlin lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Coughlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Coughlin in 1941 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coughlin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coughlin 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.

Famous Coughlin Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Look up another name