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Cobourn Family History

Cobourn Name Meaning

Scottish and English (Staffordshire): variant of Cockburn .

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

Similar surnames: Coburn, Cobern, Cogburn, Bourn, Colbourne, Colborn, Sebourn, Osbourn

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Where is the Cobourn family from?

You can see how Cobourn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cobourn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cobourn families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 13 Cobourn families living in Lincolnshire. This was about 13% of all the recorded Cobourn's in United Kingdom. Lincolnshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Cobourn families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cobourn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cobourn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Coal Hewer Below Groun and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Cobourn. 100% of Cobourn men worked as a Coal Hewer Below Groun and 100% of Cobourn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Coal Hewer Below Groun

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cobourn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cobourn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 261 immigration records available for the last name Cobourn. 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 Cards

There are 391 military records available for the last name Cobourn. For the veterans among your Cobourn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cobourn lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Cobourn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Cobourn in 1961 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

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