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Cobert Family History

Cobert Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kobert cognate with 2 below. French: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements gōd ‘good’ or god got ‘god’ + berht ‘bright famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Cober, Robert, Covert, Obert, Hobert, Cobern, Cozart, Dibert, Nobert

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Where is the Cobert family from?

You can see how Cobert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cobert family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cobert families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Cobert families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 30% of all the recorded Cobert's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Cobert families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cobert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cobert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cobert. 19% of Cobert men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Cobert women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cobert were New Worker and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • New Worker
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    28%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Cobert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cobert census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 441 immigration records available for the last name Cobert. 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 Cards

There are 685 military records available for the last name Cobert. For the veterans among your Cobert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cobert lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Cobert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Cobert in 1954 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

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