Coben Family History

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Coben Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Koben, a habitational name from a place named Coben, from Middle High German kobe ‘hut’, ‘shelter’.

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


Similar surnames: Cobern, Goben, Coven, Bogen, Kober, Boden, Copen, Bobek, Cobey, Hober

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Coben Family Origin

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Coben Family Occupations

What did your Coben ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Acadmaster Of Evening Institute and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Coben. 5% of Coben men worked as an Acadmaster Of Evening Institute and 55% of Coben women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coben were Cabinet Maker and Cleaning Off Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Acadmaster Of Evening Institute
    5%
  • Arabin In Shopkeeper Tailors Tru
    5%
  • Arp Labourer
    5%
  • Cabinet Maker
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    55%
  • Milliner
    7%
  • Book Keeper
    4%
  • Cleaning Off Work
    4%

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

Coben Historical Records

What Coben family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Coben. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coben census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Coben

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Coben. 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 320 military records available for the last name Coben. For the veterans among your Coben ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coben Life Expectancy

What is the average Coben lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Coben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Coben in 1962 was 73, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coben

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coben 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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