Cotham Family History

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Cotham Name Meaning

English (Merseyside): variant of Cotton.

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

Similar surnames: Cottam, Botham, Cottom, Odham, Gotham, Cothran, Bothum, Hotham, Coram

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Cotham Family Origin

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Cotham Family Occupations

What did your Cotham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cotham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Cotham's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cotham family was Gen. Mdse.. Farmer, Farming and Editor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cotham.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Editor

  • Gen. Mdse.


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

Cotham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Cotham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cotham 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 429 immigration records available for the last name Cotham. 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 981 military records available for the last name Cotham. For the veterans among your Cotham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cotham Life Expectancy

What is the average Cotham lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Cotham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cotham in 1961 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cotham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cotham 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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