Cochrum Family History

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Cochrum Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Scottish Cochran or English Cockerham.

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

Similar surnames: Cockrum, Cockram, Cothron, Cothren, Cothran, Gorum, Cochren, Cochran

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Cochrum Family Origin

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Cochrum Family Occupations

What did your Cochrum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cochrum family was Keeping House. Farming, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cochrum. The most common Cochrum occupation in the USA was Farming. 38% of Cochrum's were Farmings.

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  • Farming

  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Cochrum Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cochrum Life Expectancy

What is the average Cochrum lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Cochrum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Cochrum in 1947 was 48, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cochrum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cochrum 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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