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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

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

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Cobern Historical Records

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Cobern Life Expectancy

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