Cobaugh Family History

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Cobaugh Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of South German Kuhbach or Kuhbauch, or possibly North German Kobarg. The first, being a place name in Bavaria and Austria, indicates a habitational name; the second may be a mutated form of Kuhbach ‘cow creek’ to ‘cow belly (Bauch)’, a peasant nickname. The third is a variant of a habitational or topographic name Kuhberg meaning ‘cow hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Lobaugh, Tombaugh, Clabaugh, Coolbaugh, Colbaugh, Carbaugh, Trobaugh

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Cobaugh Family Origin

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Cobaugh Family Occupations

What did your Cobaugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cobaugh family was Bank Clerk. The most common Cobaugh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Cobaugh's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Locomotive Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cobaugh.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Locomotive Engineer

  • Bank Clerk


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Cobaugh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cobaugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cobaugh 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 47 immigration records available for the last name Cobaugh. 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 608 military records available for the last name Cobaugh. For the veterans among your Cobaugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cobaugh Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Cobaugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cobaugh in 1950 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cobaugh 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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