Cohoon Family History

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Cohoon Name Meaning

Irish spelling of Scottish Colquhoun. Compare Cahoon.

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

Similar surnames: Cahoon, Calhoon, Cohron, Bohon, Corson, Mohon, Cohan, Coon, Cothron

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Cohoon Family Origin

Where is the Cohoon family from?

Cohoon Family Occupations

What did your Cohoon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cohoon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Cohoon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cohoon family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cohoon.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Cohoon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Cohoon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cohoon 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 737 immigration records available for the last name Cohoon. 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 Cohoon. For the veterans among your Cohoon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cohoon Life Expectancy

What is the average Cohoon lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Cohoon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Cohoon in 1942 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cohoon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cohoon 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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