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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


Similar surnames: Cothran, Coran, Corral, Cochrane, Cockram, Rochman, Cothron, Cockran

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Cochran Family Origin

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Cochran Family Occupations

What did your Cochran ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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Cochran Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Cochran ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Cochran Life Expectancy

What is the average Cochran lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Cochran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cochran in 1941 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

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