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

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Cota Family Origin

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Cota Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Source: Census data for Cota | Data not to scale

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Cota Life Expectancy

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United States

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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cota

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