Coberly Family History

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Coberly Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of South German Köberle, an occupational name for a basket maker or a peddler, from Middle High German kober ‘carrying basket’ + the diminutive suffix -le. In some instances in eastern Germany the surname may be derived from Slavic kovar ‘blacksmith’ (see Cofer).

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

Similar surnames: Corbeil, Overly, Oberle, Cobern, Coder, Sobel, Bierly, Cober, Cobey

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Coberly Family Origin

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Coberly Family Occupations

What did your Coberly ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coberly. The most common Coberly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Coberly's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Coberly family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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Coberly Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Coberly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coberly 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 221 immigration records available for the last name Coberly. 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 Coberly. For the veterans among your Coberly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coberly Life Expectancy

What is the average Coberly lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Coberly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Coberly in 1944 was 29, and 85 in 2004.

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