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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cobban

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Alt. Meaning

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

B is for beacon, you extend your friendly hand.

B is for bounce, your ability to renew.

A is for adorable, how precious

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Cobban

Helena Cobban is a non-fiction, politics, and journalism journalist and author. Helena was born in 1952 in Abingdon-on-Thames.


Sir James Macdonald Cobban was a teacher and lay leader. James was born on September 14th, 1910 in Scunthorpe. He died on April 19th, 1999.


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Popularity of Cobban as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cobban U.S.
  White 86.60% 64.26%
  African American 3.09% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.58% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.61% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cobban

People with the last name Cobban are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Cobban

  • How Popular is the name Cobban? As a last name Cobban was the 94,311th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Cobban? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Cobban was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Cobban: Your name in reverse order is Nabboc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nbaocb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cobban? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 194 people with the last name Cobban.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cobban? Cobban is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Cobban born May 22, 1993

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Scotland approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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