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 1881, the most common Coghill occupation in the UK was Farmer. 11% of Coghill's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Coghill family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coghill.

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

Coghill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coghill 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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