Cobden Family History

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Cobden Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Bowden, Cowden, Norden, Boden, Howden, Kolden, Roden, Soden, Oden

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Cobden Family Origin

Where is the Cobden family from?

Cobden Family Occupations

What did your Cobden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cobden family was Keeping House. The most common Cobden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Cobden's were Farmers. Farmer and House Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cobden.

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  • Farmer

  • House Carpenter

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cobden ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cobden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Cobden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cobden census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Cobden

Passenger List

There are 624 immigration records available for the last name Cobden. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 481 military records available for the last name Cobden. For the veterans among your Cobden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cobden Life Expectancy

What is the average Cobden lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Cobden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Cobden in 1959 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cobden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cobden ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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