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Cockrell Family History

Cockrell Name Meaning
English: from a diminutive of Middle English cok in the sense ‘rooster’ (see Cocke). This name has also absorbed some cases of the French cognates Coquerille and Coqueral.

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

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50,117 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,975 Military Records
1,423 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Cockrell Families

  • Number of Cockrell families
     67 - 131
     23 - 66
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cockrell families
     35 - 68
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cockrell families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cockrell census records

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Cockrell Family Origin

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Cockrell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cockrell

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Cockrell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cockrell census records

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Cockrell Civil War Service Records

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