Cotman Family History

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Cotman Name Meaning

English: status name for a cottager (see Cotter 2), or a topographic name for someone who lived in a relatively humble dwelling, from Middle English cote, cott + man (see Coates). Respelling of German Kothmann, Kottmann (see Kottman), or Kathmann (see Kathman).

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


Similar surnames: Notman, Coltman, Oman, Totman, Cottman, Holman, Oatman, Rosman

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Cotman Family Origin

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Cotman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Works On Farm

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cotman family was Works On Farm. The most common Cotman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Cotman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cotman.

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Cotman Historical Records

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Cotman Life Expectancy

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