Cobourn Family History

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Cobourn Name Meaning

Variant of northern English and Scottish Cockburn.

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

Similar surnames: Coburn, Cobern, Cogburn, Bourn, Colbourne, Colborn, Sebourn, Osbourn

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Cobourn Family Origin

Where is the Cobourn family from?

Cobourn Family Occupations

What did your Cobourn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cobourn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Cobourn's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cobourn. A less common occupation for the Cobourn family was Stone Mason.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Fisherman

  • Stone Mason


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

Cobourn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cobourn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cobourn 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 261 immigration records available for the last name Cobourn. 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 391 military records available for the last name Cobourn. For the veterans among your Cobourn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cobourn Life Expectancy

What is the average Cobourn lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Cobourn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Cobourn in 1961 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cobourn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cobourn 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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