Coghill Family History

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Coghill Name Meaning

English: habitational name, possibly from Cogill in Aysgarth, North Yorkshire, which is named with Old English cot ‘cottage’ + Old Norse kelda ‘spring’, or perhaps from any of the numerous places named Cowgill or Cow Gill (see Cowgill). Scottish: said to be an Americanized form of Danish Køgel. Compare Kugel.

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


Similar surnames: Cowgill, Cogbill, Gill, Grill, Cowell, Child, Cogdill, Cohill

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Coghill Family Origin

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Coghill Family Occupations

What did your Coghill ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Medical Student and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Coghill. 3% of Coghill men worked as a Medical Student and 48% of Coghill women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coghill were Assistant Master and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Medical Student
    3%
  • (gas Dept) Labourer Hea W
    2%
  • 1st Officer River Worker
    2%
  • Assistant Master
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    48%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Private Means
    3%

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

Coghill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Coghill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coghill 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Coghill. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Coghill. For the veterans among your Coghill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coghill Life Expectancy

What is the average Coghill lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Coghill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Coghill in 1951 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coghill

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