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Cocco Name Meaning

Italian: from Coccus, a medieval personal name and nickname of uncertain derivation. De Felice speculates that it may be derived from a term of endearment, a regional variant of cucco ‘cuckoo’, also ‘old man’, or from còcco ‘egg’ (or a regional variant such as Sardinian kókku). Alternatively, it may be from Greek kokkos ‘grain’, ‘seed’, ‘pip’.

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

Similar surnames: Cicco, Tocco, Zocco, Cocke, Rocco, Cobo, Crocco, Porco, Iocco, Boccio

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Where is the Cocco family from?

You can see how Cocco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cocco family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Cocco families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 26 Cocco families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 29% of all the recorded Cocco's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Cocco families in 1920.
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What did your Cocco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cocco. 34% of Cocco men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Cocco women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cocco were Moulder and Presser.

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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
  • Clerk
  • New Worker
  • Moulder

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Presser
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cocco. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cocco. For the veterans among your Cocco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cocco lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Cocco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Cocco in 1957 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

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