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Cota Family History

Cota Name Meaning
Galician: habitational name from any of several places in Galicia named Cota, for example in Lugo province. The place name may be from cota ‘animal den’.Variant spelling of German Cotta.

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

149,318 Historical Documents with Cota on Ancestry.com
59,576 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,134 Military Records
7,237 Immigration Records
24,478 Census and Voter Lists
54,893 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cota Families

  • Number of Cota families
     68 - 134
     23 - 67
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cota families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cota last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cota census records

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Cota Family Origin

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Cota Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cota

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Cota Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cota census records

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Cota Civil War Service Records

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