Cosgray Family History

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Cosgray Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Irish Cosgrove.

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


Similar surnames: Cosgrave, Corby, Cogan, Condray, Casaday, Conary, Condra, Dockray

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Cosgray Family Origin

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Cosgray Family Occupations

What did your Cosgray ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Housekeeping and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cosgray. A less common occupation for the Cosgray family was Works On Farm. The most common Cosgray occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Cosgray's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    70%
  • Housekeeping

    10%
  • Keeps House

    10%
  • Works On Farm

    10%

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

Cosgray Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cosgray. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cosgray 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cosgray. 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 Cosgray. For the veterans among your Cosgray ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cosgray Life Expectancy

What is the average Cosgray lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Cosgray life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Cosgray in 1957 was 57, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cosgray

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cosgray 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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