Cotterell Family History

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Cotterell Name Meaning

English: variant of Cottrell. Possibly an altered spelling of any of the various French cognates: Cotterel, Cotterelle, Cottereau, Cothereau, etc.

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

Similar surnames: Cotterill, Cottrell, Cottrill, Cotrell, Latterell, Cutrell, Litteral

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Cotterell Family Origin

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Cotterell Family Occupations

What did your Cotterell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cotterell family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cotterell. The most common Cotterell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Cotterell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith


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

Cotterell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Cotterell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cotterell 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cotterell. 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 Cotterell. For the veterans among your Cotterell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cotterell Life Expectancy

What is the average Cotterell lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Cotterell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Cotterell in 1964 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cotterell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cotterell 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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