Cobbett Family History

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Cobbett Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name, either a reduced pet form of Jacob or the older personal name Cutebald, Cubald, a survival of Old English Cu{dh}beald, composed of the elements cu{dh} ‘famous’, ‘well-known’ + beald ‘bold’, ‘brave’.

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


Similar surnames: Corbett, Sibbett, Colbert, Mabbitt, Corlett, Robnett, Cockett

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Cobbett Family Origin

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Cobbett Family Occupations

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

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  • Laundress

    4%
  • Baker

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cobbett family was Agricultural Labourer. Laundress, Baker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cobbett. The most common Cobbett occupation in the UK was Laundress. 4% of Cobbett's were Laundresss.

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Cobbett Historical Records

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Cobbett Life Expectancy

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Famous Cobbett Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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