Cogar Family History

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Cogar Name Meaning

English (Cornwall): unexplained. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Koger.

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

Similar surnames: Coger, Coar, Comer, Coor, Roger, Segar, Cota, Cogan, Zegar, Bogar

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Cogar Family Origin

Where is the Cogar family from?

Cogar Family Occupations

What did your Cogar ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Cogar occupation in the UK was Accountant. 13% of Cogar's were Accountants. A less common occupation for the Cogar family was Ironmonger. Accountant, Farm Labourer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cogar.

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  • Accountant

  • Farm Labourer

  • Fisherman

  • Ironmonger


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

Cogar Historical Records

What Cogar family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Cogar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cogar 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 304 immigration records available for the last name Cogar. 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 Cogar. For the veterans among your Cogar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cogar Life Expectancy

What is the average Cogar lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Cogar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Cogar in 1943 was 38, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cogar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cogar 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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