Coby Family History

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Coby Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Compare Cobey. Respelling, under French influence, of German Kobe 2 or of Kober.

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


Similar surnames: Cobey, Coey, Corby, Coy, Copp, Cong, Cober, Joy, Cose, Toby

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Coby Family Origin

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Coby Family Occupations

What did your Coby ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Coby Historical Records

What Coby family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Coby Life Expectancy

What is the average Coby lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Coby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Coby in 1959 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coby 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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