Cooling Family History

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Cooling Name Meaning

from a medieval personal name, originally an Old English patronymic from the personal names Cul(a) or Ceola. The former may be from a Germanic root kul ‘swollen’; the latter is a short form of various compound names with the first element ceol ‘ship’. habitational name from a place in Kent named Cooling, from the Old English tribal name Culingas ‘people of Cul(a)’.

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

Similar surnames: Colling, Bolling, Gosling, Rolling, Collin, Collins, Ciolino, Carling

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Cooling Family Origin

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Cooling Family Occupations

What did your Cooling ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cooling family was Coal Miner. The most common Cooling occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Cooling's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cooling.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner


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Cooling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Cooling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cooling 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cooling. 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 Cooling. For the veterans among your Cooling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cooling Life Expectancy

What is the average Cooling lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cooling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Cooling in 1945 was 67, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cooling 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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