Coslett Family History

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Coslett Name Meaning

Welsh: variant spelling of Corslett, a name of unexplained etymology said to have been taken to Wales from Germany. The name, also written Cosslett, is currently found in north Wales and nearby Liverpool. This does not have the form of a German name; it may be an unrecognizably altered form of a German name, or it may have reached Germany from somewhere else.

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

Similar surnames: Corlett, Curlett, Noblett, Collette, Corbett, Carnett, Wollett

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Coslett Family Origin

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Coslett Family Occupations

What did your Coslett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Butcher, Carpenter and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coslett. The most common Coslett occupation in the UK was Butcher. 17% of Coslett's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Coslett family was Blacksmith.

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  • Butcher

  • Carpenter

  • Housekeeper

  • Blacksmith


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

Coslett Historical Records

What Coslett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Coslett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coslett 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 455 immigration records available for the last name Coslett. 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 599 military records available for the last name Coslett. For the veterans among your Coslett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coslett Life Expectancy

What is the average Coslett lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Coslett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Coslett in 1962 was 78, and 71 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coslett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coslett 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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