Coolbaugh Family History

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Coolbaugh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kühlbach, a topographic name from Middle High German küel ‘cool’ + bach ‘stream’, ‘creek’, or of German Kuhlbach, also a topographic name, in which the first element is from Middle Low German kule ‘pit’.

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

Similar surnames: Cobaugh, Colbaugh, Kelbaugh, Tombaugh, Silbaugh, Clabaugh, Crumbaugh

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Coolbaugh Family Origin

Where is the Coolbaugh family from?

Coolbaugh Family Occupations

What did your Coolbaugh ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Coolbaugh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Coolbaugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coolbaugh 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 186 immigration records available for the last name Coolbaugh. 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 945 military records available for the last name Coolbaugh. For the veterans among your Coolbaugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coolbaugh Life Expectancy

What is the average Coolbaugh lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Coolbaugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Coolbaugh in 1958 was 59, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coolbaugh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coolbaugh 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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