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Cochran Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from lands in the parish of Paisley, near Glasgow. The place name is of uncertain derivation, perhaps from Welsh coch ‘red’, although this etymology is not supported by the early spelling Coueran.

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

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Cochran Family Origin

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Cochran Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cochran family was Farming. The most common Cochran occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Cochran's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cochran.

Source: Census data for Cochran | Data not to scale

Cochran Historical Records

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Cochran Life Expectancy

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