Coburn Family History

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Coburn Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: variant of Cockburn, reflecting the pronunciation. Altered spelling of German Kobern.

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


Similar surnames: Cobern, Cobourn, Cogburn, Corn, Osburn, Cober, Cockburn, Thoburn

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Coburn Family Origin

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Coburn Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    9%
  • Bricklayer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Coburn family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Coburn occupation in the UK was Labourer. 9% of Coburn's were Labourers. Labourer, Bricklayer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coburn.

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Coburn Historical Records

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Coburn Life Expectancy

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