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Coco Family History

Coco Name Meaning

Italian: occupational name for a cook a seller of cooked meats or a keeper of an eating house from southern Italian coco ‘cook’ (from Latin cocus coquus). Compare Lo Coco . French: apparently a nickname from coco ‘pet darling’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Cuoco, Como, Coca, Toro, Cola, Cocco, Calo, Cosco, Cobo, Couch

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Where is the Coco family from?

You can see how Coco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Coco family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Coco families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Coco families living in Louisiana. This was about 67% of all the recorded Coco's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Coco families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Coco surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Coco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Coco. 24% of Coco men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Coco women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coco were Barber and Operator. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Machine Operator
  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Coco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coco census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Coco. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Coco. For the veterans among your Coco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Coco lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Coco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Coco in 1943 was 25, and 80 in 2004.

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