Cookingham Family History

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Cookingham Name Meaning

This has the form of an English habitational name; however, there is no record of any such place name in the British Isles, and the surname does not appear in present-day records. It is probably an Americanized form of Jewish Guggenheim.

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


Similar surnames: Billingham, Cunningham, Bingham, Cottingham, Frothingham, Cooling

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Cookingham Family Origin

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Cookingham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cookingham. The most common Cookingham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Cookingham's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cookingham family was Farm Laborer.

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Cookingham Historical Records

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Cookingham Life Expectancy

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