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Cote Family History

Cote Name Meaning
French (Côte): topographic name for someone who lived on a slope or riverbank, less often on the coast, from Old French coste (Latin costa ‘rib’, ‘side’, ‘flank’, also used in a transferred topographical sense). There are several places in France named with this word, and the surname may also be a habitational name from any of these.English: topographic name from Middle English cote, cott ‘shelter’, ‘cottage’ (see Coates).

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

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244,433 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
17,992 Military Records
13,184 Immigration Records
171,125 Census and Voter Lists
681,597 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cote Families

  • Number of Cote families
     313 - 624
     105 - 312
     1 - 104
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cote families
     23 - 43
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cote last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cote census records

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Cote Family Origin

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Cote Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cote

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Cote Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cote census records

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Cote Civil War Service Records

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