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

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  • Ag Laborer

    13%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    13%
  • Almswoman

    13%
  • Commercial Clerk (Oil)

    13%

In 1881, Ag Laborer, Agricultural Labourer and Almswoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coben. The most common Coben occupation in the UK was Ag Laborer. 13% of Coben's were Ag Laborers. A less common occupation for the Coben family was Commercial Clerk (Oil).

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Coben Historical Records

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Coben Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coben

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