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Cosco Name Meaning

Italian: masculinized form of Cosca, a topographic name from the Calabrian dialect word c(u)oscu ‘oak’, also ‘wood’. Catalan (Coscó): topographic name for someone who lived by a dwarf holm oak, Catalan coscó.

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


Similar surnames: Bosco, Mosco, Cosio, Costa, Cosmo, Cisco, Tosch, Caso, Conca, Vasco

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Where is the Cosco family from?

You can see how Cosco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cosco family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Cosco families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Cosco family living in Connecticut. This was 100% of all the recorded Cosco's in the USA. Connecticut had the highest population of Cosco families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cosco surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cosco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cosco. 37% of Cosco men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Cosco women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cosco were Machine Operator and House Keeper.

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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
    37%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Tailor
    14%
  • Machine Operator
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
    43%
  • Operator
    29%
  • House Keeper
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cosco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cosco 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 729 immigration records available for the last name Cosco. 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 249 military records available for the last name Cosco. For the veterans among your Cosco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cosco lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Cosco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Cosco in 1955 was 54, and 56 in 2003.

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