Cober Family History

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Cober Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Kober.

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


Similar surnames: Cobert, Cobern, Cofer, Sober, Comer, Cover, Cobler, Tober, Coger

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Cober Family Origin

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Cober Family Occupations

What did your Cober ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cober occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Cober's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cober family was Coal Dealer. Farmer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cober.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Coal Dealer

    3%

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

Cober Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cober. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cober census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Cober Life Expectancy

What is the average Cober lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Cober life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Cober in 1964 was 77, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cober

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cober 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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