Cosgrove Family History

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Cosgrove Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cosgrove in Northamptonshire, named with an Old English personal name Cof + Old English graf ‘grove’, ‘thicket’. Irish: surname adopted from English by bearers of the Gaelic name Ó Coscraigh ‘descendant of Coscrach’, a byname meaning ‘victorious’, ‘triumphant’ (from coscur ‘victory’, ‘triumph’).

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


Similar surnames: Congrove, Colgrove, Musgrove, Grove, Lovegrove, Wingrove, Cosgrave

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Cosgrove Family Origin

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Cosgrove Family Occupations

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

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  • Labourer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Cooper

    2%
  • Tailor

    2%

In 1881, Labourer, Coal Miner and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cosgrove. A less common occupation for the Cosgrove family was Tailor. The most common Cosgrove occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Cosgrove's were Labourers.

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Cosgrove Historical Records

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Cosgrove Life Expectancy

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