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Cosio Family History

Cosio Name Meaning

Spanish: perhaps a habitational name from Cosio in Santander province. Italian: habitational name from any of many minor places named with this word, which is probably from the Latin personal name Cosius.

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


Similar surnames: Orio, Cosco, Mosso, Casino, Bosio, Cosmo, Roso, Lorio, Como, Coria

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Where is the Cosio family from?

You can see how Cosio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cosio family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Cosio families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1871 there was 1 Cosio family living in Dumfries-shire. This was 100% of all the recorded Cosio's in Scotland. Dumfries-shire had the highest population of Cosio families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cosio surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cosio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cosio. 42% of Cosio men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    42%
  • Labor
    25%
  • Bricklayer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Nurse
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cosio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cosio census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cosio. 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 Cards

There are 175 military records available for the last name Cosio. For the veterans among your Cosio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cosio lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Cosio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Cosio in 1965 was 67, and 72 in 2004.

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