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Find more Cotler relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 99 more people named Cotler in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 197 people named Cotler in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 50% more people named Cotler in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 296 people named Cotler were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 284 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • Most common occupation was manager

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As Cotler families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 62 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 36% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • The most common mother tongue was Russian