Cottom Family History

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Cottom Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): variant of Cotton.

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

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Cottom Family Origin

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Cottom Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Hand

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cottom family was Farm Hand. The most common Cottom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Cottom's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cottom.

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Cottom Historical Records

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Cottom Life Expectancy

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