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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cochrane

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International Interest
  1. A surname​.
  2. A town in Alberta, Canada
  3. A town and river in Chile
  4. A town in Ontario, Canada
  5. A village in Wisconsin

Notable Persons Named Cochrane

Cochrane Noseworthy-Smith is a sports team member for the Acadia Axemen.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Cochrane

Elizabeth Jane Cochrane was a journalist, novelist, inventor, and invention. Elizabeth was born Elizabeth Jane Cochrane on May 5th, 1864 in Cochran's Mills, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on January 27th, 1922.


Rory Cochrane is an actor. He has been prominent since 1991. Rory was born on February 28th, 1972 in Syracuse, New York.


Tom Cochrane is a rock music and heartland rock musician. His ongoing career started in 1973. Tom was born on May 14th, 1953 in Lynn Lake, Manitoba, Canada.


Dakota was born on May 1st, 1986 in Fairbury, Nebraska, United States.


Michael Cochrane is an actor. Michael was given the name Michael Dundonald Cochrane on May 19th, 1947 in Brighton.


C. Z. Guest was a stage actress, socialite, author, columnist, horsewoman, and fashion designer. C. was given the name Lucy Douglas Cochrane on February 19th, 1920 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. She passed away on November 8th, 2003.


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International Interest for Cochrane

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Cochrane as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cochrane U.S.
  White 86.36% 64.26%
  African American 7.83% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.56% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.59% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.97% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cochrane

People with the last name Cochrane are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Cochrane

  • How Popular is the name Cochrane? As a last name Cochrane was the 4,246th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Cochrane first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Cochrane is Monday, April 17th, 1882.
  • How unique is the name Cochrane? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Cochrane. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Cochrane: Your name in reverse order is Enarhcoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Orcahecn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cochrane? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,355 people with the last name Cochrane.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cochrane? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Cochrane as their last name.

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