Cotey Family History

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Cotey Name Meaning

French (Burgundy): from a reduced pet form of Nicot or Jacot, pet forms of Nicolas (see Nicholas) and Jacques.

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


Similar surnames: Cobey, Covey, Coxey, Poley, Colen, Robey, Cater, Cote, Coskey, Coey

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Cotey Family Origin

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Cotey Family Occupations

What did your Cotey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cotey occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Cotey's were Laborers. Laborer, Boot And Shoe Maker and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cotey. A less common occupation for the Cotey family was Cotton Mill.

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  • Laborer

    27%
  • Boot And Shoe Maker

    9%
  • Clerk In Store

    9%
  • Cotton Mill

    9%

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

Cotey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cotey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cotey 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 Cotey. 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 Cotey. For the veterans among your Cotey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cotey Life Expectancy

What is the average Cotey lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Cotey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Cotey in 1951 was 62, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cotey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cotey 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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