Cockran Family History

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Cockran Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Cochran.

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

Similar surnames: Cockram, Cochrane, Cochren, Cohran, Cothran, Cockman, Cochran

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Cockran Family Origin

Where is the Cockran family from?

Cockran Family Occupations

What did your Cockran ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Cockran occupation in the UK was Labourer. 13% of Cockran's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Cockran family was Boot Maker. Labourer, Accountants Clerk and Bankers Cashire were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cockran.

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  • Labourer

  • Accountants Clerk

  • Bankers Cashire

  • Boot Maker


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

Cockran Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cockran. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cockran. For the veterans among your Cockran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cockran Life Expectancy

What is the average Cockran lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Cockran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Cockran in 1963 was 79, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cockran

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cockran 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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