Cowsert Family History

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Cowsert Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of Dutch Cousaert, a nickname for a talker, from Middle Dutch cosen ‘to talk or chatter’.

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

Similar surnames: Covert, Koser, Conser, Bowser, Clower, Cooper, Colvert, Rowser

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Cowsert Family Origin

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Cowsert Family Occupations

What did your Cowsert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cowsert family was Works On Farm. The most common Cowsert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Cowsert's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowsert.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Works On Farm


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

Cowsert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cowsert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cowsert 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 121 immigration records available for the last name Cowsert. 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 904 military records available for the last name Cowsert. For the veterans among your Cowsert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cowsert Life Expectancy

What is the average Cowsert lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Cowsert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Cowsert in 1950 was 72, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cowsert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cowsert 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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