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Coates Name Meaning

English: status name for a cottager (see Cotter 2), or a topographic name for someone who lived in a relatively humble dwelling (from Middle English cotes, plural (or genitive) of cote, cott), or a habitational name from any of the numerous places named with this word, especially Coates in Cambridgeshire and Cotes in Leicestershire. Scottish: variant of Coutts. Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Kotz or German Koths, from a variant of the medieval personal name Godo (see Gottfried).

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

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Coates Family Origin

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Coates Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coates. A less common occupation for the Coates family was Farm Laborer. The most common Coates occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Coates's were Farmers.

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Coates Life Expectancy

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