Cosey Family History

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Cosey Name Meaning

English: variant of Cossey. Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of French Cossé (see Cosse).

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

Similar surnames: Cossey, Corsey, Cobey, Couey, Coey, Cowey, Cotney, Dovey, Corey

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Cosey Family Origin

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Cosey Family Occupations

What did your Cosey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cosey. A less common occupation for the Cosey family was Farming. The most common Cosey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Cosey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Cosey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Cosey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cosey 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cosey. 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 Cosey. For the veterans among your Cosey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cosey Life Expectancy

What is the average Cosey lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Cosey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Cosey in 1948 was 32, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cosey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cosey 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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