Cosgriff Family History

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Cosgriff Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Cosgrove 2.

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


Similar surnames: Cosgray, Cosgrave, Cosgrove, Conniff, Griff, Condiff, Canniff

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Cosgriff Family Origin

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Cosgriff Family Occupations

What did your Cosgriff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cosgriff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Cosgriff's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Baggage Master were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cosgriff. A less common occupation for the Cosgriff family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Baggage Master

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Cosgriff Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cosgriff Life Expectancy

What is the average Cosgriff lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Cosgriff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Cosgriff in 1946 was 29, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cosgriff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cosgriff 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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