Coit Family History

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Coit Name Meaning

English: from Old French coit ‘flat stone’, probably a nickname for a skilled quoits player.

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


Similar surnames: Cott, Court, Colt, Cain, Bolt, Cail, Coe, Corn, Copp, Condit

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Coit Family Origin

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Coit Family Occupations

What did your Coit ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Farming

    3%
  • Banker

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Coit ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Coit Historical Records

What Coit family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Coit. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coit census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Coit. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Coit. For the veterans among your Coit ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coit Life Expectancy

What is the average Coit lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Coit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Coit in 1951 was 54, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coit

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coit ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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