Coben Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Koben, a habitational name from a place named Coben, from Middle High German kobe ‘hut’, ‘shelter’.

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


Similar surnames: Cobern, Goben, Coven, Bogen, Kober, Boden, Copen, Bobek, Cobey, Hober

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Coben Family Origin

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Coben Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Contractor

    11%
  • Junk Dealer

    11%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Coben family was Junk Dealer. The most common Coben occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Coben's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Contractor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coben.

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Coben Historical Records

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Coben Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Coben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Coben in 1962 was 73, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coben

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