Cohill Family History

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Cohill Name Meaning

Variant of Irish Cahill or possibly of English Coghill.

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

Similar surnames: Covill, Tohill, Coghill, Chill, Corell, Coil, Cahall, Coile, Conwill

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Cohill Family Origin

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Cohill Family Occupations

What did your Cohill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cohill family was Compositor. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cohill. The most common Cohill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Cohill's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Compositor


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

Cohill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Cohill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cohillcensus 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cohill. 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 649 military records available for the last name Cohill. For the veterans among your Cohill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cohill Life Expectancy

What is the average Cohill lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Cohill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Cohill in 1956 was 32, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cohill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cohill 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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