Cooks Name Meaning

English: variant of or patronymic from Cook.

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


Similar surnames: Hooks, Cooke, Coots, Cook, Cocks, Fooks, Crooks, Rooks, Socks, Corns

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Cooks Family Origin

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Cooks Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Baker

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cooks. A less common occupation for the Cooks family was Baker. The most common Cooks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Cooks's were Farmers.

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Cooks Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Cooks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Cooks in 1944 was 29, and 61 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cooks

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