Coben Family History

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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

What did your Coben ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Contractor

    11%
  • Junk Dealer

    11%

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

Coben Historical Records

What Coben family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Coben. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coben 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 Coben

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Coben. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Coben. For the veterans among your Coben ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coben Life Expectancy

What is the average Coben lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coben

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coben 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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