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Cottone Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): metonymic occupational name for a dealer in cotton from Sicilian cuttuni ‘cotton’.

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


Similar surnames: Cetrone, Cotrone, Cordone, Cottle, Conine, Catone, Colone, Bottoni

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Where is the Cottone family from?

You can see how Cottone families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cottone family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Cottone families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Cottone families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Cottone's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Cottone families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cottone surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cottone ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cottone. 31% of Cottone men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Cottone women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cottone were Butcher and Seamstress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • New Worker
    6%
  • Butcher
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    23%
  • Machine Operator
    11%
  • Packer
    7%
  • Seamstress
    7%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cottone. 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 Cards

There are 831 military records available for the last name Cottone. For the veterans among your Cottone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cottone lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Cottone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Cottone in 1957 was 27, and 79 in 2004.

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