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Cobaugh Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of South German Kuhbach or Kuhbauch, or possibly North German Kobarg. The first, being a place name in Bavaria and Austria, indicates a habitational name; the second may be a mutated form of Kuhbach ‘cow creek’ to ‘cow belly (Bauch)’, a peasant nickname. The third is a variant of a habitational or topographic name Kuhberg meaning ‘cow hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Lobaugh, Tombaugh, Clabaugh, Coolbaugh, Colbaugh, Carbaugh, Trobaugh

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Cobaugh Family Origin

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Cobaugh Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Locomotive Engineer

    8%
  • Bank Clerk

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Locomotive Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cobaugh. The most common Cobaugh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Cobaugh's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cobaugh family was Bank Clerk.

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