Coad Family History

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Coad Name Meaning

English (Devon): from Middle English code ‘cobbler’s wax’, probably applied as an occupational nickname for a cobbler’s assistant. Alternatively, it may be a topographic name from Old Cornish cuit ‘wood’.

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

Similar surnames: Codd, Hoad, Moad, Coard, Corn, Chad, Cord, Noah, Cap, Hoar

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Coad Family Origin

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Coad Family Occupations

What did your Coad ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Coad. 23% of Coad men worked as a Farmer and 72% of Coad women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coad were Motor Driver and Unpaid Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
  • General Labourer
  • Clay Labourer General
  • Motor Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Household Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Coad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Coad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coad 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 29,000 immigration records available for the last name Coad. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Coad. For the veterans among your Coad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coad Life Expectancy

What is the average Coad lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Coad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Coad in 1957 was 50, and 61 in 2004.

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