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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cobham

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  1. A surname​.
  2. A village in Gravesham borough, Kent, England.
  3. A village in Elmbridge borough, Surrey, England.
  4. An unincorporated community in Albemarle County, Virginia, USA.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Cobham

Billy Cobham is a --01-02, jazz, jazz fusion, post-bop, and jazz-funk musician, songwriter, bandleader, instructor, and teacher. He plays Drums, percussion, keyboards, and Keyboard instrument. He was most active from 1968 to present. Billy was given the name William Emanuel Cobham, Jr. on May 16th, 1944 in Panama.


Eleanor Cobham is royalty. She holds the title Duchess of Gloucester. Eleanor was born in Starborough Castle.


The Viscount Cobham was a Governor-General of New Zealand. The was born on August 8th, 1909 in Kensington, England. He left this life on March 20th, 1977.


Alan Cobham was an aviator. Alan was given the name Alan John Cobham on May 6th, 1894. He left this life on October 21st, 1973.



He breathed his last breath in 1355.


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Popularity of Cobham as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cobham U.S.
  White 10.73% 64.26%
  African American 67.82% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.84% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 15.57% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cobham

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Fun Facts about the name Cobham

  • How Popular is the name Cobham? As a last name Cobham was the 68,122nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Cobham? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Cobham was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Cobham: Your name in reverse order is Mahboc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Obmhac. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cobham? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 289 people with the last name Cobham.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cobham? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cobham as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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