Cottier Family History

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Cottier Name Meaning

English: variant of Cotter 2. Americanized form of French Gauthier.

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


Similar surnames: Cotter, Gottier, Cotten, Wattier, Coster, Cutter, Rottier, Colter

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Cottier Family Origin

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Cottier Family Occupations

What did your Cottier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cottier family was Gold Leaf Mfr.. Keeping House, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cottier. The most common Cottier occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 22% of Cottier's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    22%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Gold Leaf Mfr.

    6%

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

Cottier Historical Records

What Cottier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cottier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cottier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Cottier

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cottier. 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 Cottier. For the veterans among your Cottier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cottier Life Expectancy

What is the average Cottier lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Cottier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Cottier in 1953 was 36, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cottier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cottier 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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