Cothren Family History

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Cothren Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Scottish Cochran. Perhpas also a variant of English Cawthorne.

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

Similar surnames: Cothron, Cothran, Cochren, Cothern, Cohran, Cohron, Coburn, Cotten

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Cothren Family Origin

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Cothren Family Occupations

What did your Cothren ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cothren family was Attourney At Law. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cothren. The most common Cothren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Cothren's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Attourney At Law


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Cothren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cothren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cothrencensus 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 76 immigration records available for the last name Cothren. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cothren. For the veterans among your Cothren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cothren Life Expectancy

What is the average Cothren lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Cothren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Cothren in 1950 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cothren

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