Cockrum Family History

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Cockrum Name Meaning

Probably a reduced form of English Cockerham, or an altered spelling of Scottish Cochran.

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


Similar surnames: Cochrum, Cockram, Gorum, Cockran, Lockrem, Mccrum, Corkran, Cockburn

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Cockrum Family Origin

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Cockrum Family Occupations

What did your Cockrum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cockrum. A less common occupation for the Cockrum family was Laborer. The most common Cockrum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Cockrum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    70%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    2%

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

Cockrum Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cockrum Life Expectancy

What is the average Cockrum lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Cockrum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Cockrum in 1944 was 26, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cockrum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cockrum 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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