Cogley Family History

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Cogley Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Americanized form of Gaelic Ó Coigligh (see Quigley).

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


Similar surnames: Cooley, Colley, Cowley, Conley, Coley, Bohley, Corley, Convey, Coskey

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Cogley Family Origin

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Cogley Family Occupations

What did your Cogley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Cogley occupation in the UK was Baker. 11% of Cogley's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Cogley family was Engine Driver. Baker, Bookmakers Foreman and Cotton Worker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cogley.

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  • Baker

    11%
  • Bookmakers Foreman

    11%
  • Cotton Worker

    11%
  • Engine Driver

    11%

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

Cogley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1891 UK census records for Cogley

Passenger List

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

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Cogley Life Expectancy

What is the average Cogley lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Cogley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Cogley in 1949 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cogley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cogley 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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