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Cahoon Family History

Cahoon Name Meaning
Irish spelling (reflecting the traditional pronunciation) of the Scottish surname Colquhoun.

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

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34,082 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,031 Military Records
1,505 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Cahoon Families

  • Number of Cahoon families
     73 - 144
     25 - 72
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cahoon families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cahoon last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cahoon census records

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Cahoon Family Origin

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Cahoon Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Cahoon families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Cahoon

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Cahoon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cahoon census records

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Cahoon Civil War Service Records

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