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Cougill Family History

Cougill Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Cowgill.

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


Similar surnames: Cowgill, Councill, Covill, Colwill, Cohill, Caudill, Coghill

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Where is the Cougill family from?

You can see how Cougill families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cougill family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cougill families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Cougill family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Cougill's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Cougill families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cougill surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cougill ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cougill. 44% of Cougill men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Cougill women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cougill were Machinist and Waitress. .

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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

  • Farmer
    44%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Machinist
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Waitress
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cougill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cougill 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 84 immigration records available for the last name Cougill. 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 261 military records available for the last name Cougill. For the veterans among your Cougill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cougill lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Cougill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Cougill in 1961 was 49, and 86 in 2004.

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