Cothron Family History

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Cothron Name Meaning

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

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

Similar surnames: Cothran, Cothren, Cohron, Cauthron, Cothern, Corron, Cochren, Cohran

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Cothron Family Origin

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Cothron Family Occupations

What did your Cothron ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cothron occupation in the USA was Farmer. 79% of Cothron's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Farms were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cothron. A less common occupation for the Cothron family was House Keeping.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Farms

  • House Keeping


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Cothron Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cothron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cothroncensus 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 156 immigration records available for the last name Cothron. 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 677 military records available for the last name Cothron. For the veterans among your Cothron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cothron Life Expectancy

What is the average Cothron lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Cothron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Cothron in 1960 was 62, and 79 in 2004.

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