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Coe Family History

Coe Name Meaning
English (Essex and Suffolk): nickname from the jackdaw, Middle English co, Old English ca (see Kay). The jackdaw is noted for its sleek black color, raucous voice, and thievish nature, and any of these attributes could readily have given rise to the nickname.

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

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233,776 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
28,182 Military Records
14,179 Immigration Records
184,341 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Coe Families

  • Number of Coe families
     174 - 345
     59 - 173
     1 - 58
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Coe families
     441 - 879
     148 - 440
     1 - 147
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Coe families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Coe Family Origin

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Coe Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Coe

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Coe Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Coe census records

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Coe Civil War Service Records

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