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


Similar surnames: Cotta, Coca, Cott, Cova, Cote, Rota, Coto, Costa, Mota, Coty

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Cota Family Origin

Where is the Cota family from?

SHOW MORE

Cota Family Occupations

What did your Cota ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cota. A less common occupation for the Cota family was Carpenter. The most common Cota occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Cota's were Laborers.

View Census data for Cota | Data not to scale

SHOW MORE
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Cota Historical Records

What Cota family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Cota ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Cota

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Cota Life Expectancy

What is the average Cota lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Cota life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Cota in 1943 was 25, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cota

SHOW MORE

United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cota 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.

Famous Cota Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Look up another name