Cottle Family History

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Cottle Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a maker of chain-mail, from an Anglo-Norman French diminutive of Old French cot(t)e ‘coat of mail’ (see Cott). metonymic occupational name for a cutler, from Old French co(u)tel, co(u)teau ‘knife’ (Late Latin cultellus, a diminutive of culter ‘plowshare’).

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


Similar surnames: Conte, Cote, Castle, Botte, Notte, Motte, Hotte, Cotter, Copple

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Cottle Family Origin

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Cottle Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cottle. A less common occupation for the Cottle family was Farm Laborer. The most common Cottle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Cottle's were Farmers.

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Cottle Historical Records

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Cottle Life Expectancy

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