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Cobern Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kobern, a habitational name from Kowarren, the German form of a place in Lithuania called Kavarskas, named in Lithuanian from kovoti ‘to forge’. English: possibly a variant spelling of Cockburn.

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


Similar surnames: Coben, Coburn, Cofer, Kober, Tober, Comer, Cober, Cobey, Corn, Ober

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Cobern Family Origin

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Cobern Family Occupations

What did your Cobern ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cobern occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Cobern's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cobern. A less common occupation for the Cobern family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Cobern Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cobern. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cobern 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 Cobern. 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 Cobern. For the veterans among your Cobern ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cobern Life Expectancy

What is the average Cobern lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Cobern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cobern in 1960 was 72, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cobern

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cobern 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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