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Cooke Family History

Cooke Name Meaning
English, etc.: variant spelling of Cook.

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

3,773,034 Historical Documents with Cooke on Ancestry.com
814,112 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
57,922 Military Records
61,521 Immigration Records
426,601 Census and Voter Lists
2,412,878 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cooke Families

  • Number of Cooke families
     222 - 441
     75 - 221
     1 - 74
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cooke families
     1,180 - 2,357
     394 - 1,179
     1 - 393
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cooke families
     58 - 113
     20 - 57
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cooke census records

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Cooke Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Cooke families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Cooke Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Cooke

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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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Cooke Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cooke census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Cooke ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Cooke Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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