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Cottrell Name Meaning

French and English: status name for a cottager, from Old French coterel, a diminutive of cotier ‘cottager’ (see Cotter 2).

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


Similar surnames: Bottrell, Cantrell, Luttrell, Cockrell, Cotterell, Corbell, Castell

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Cottrell Family Origin

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Cottrell Family Occupations

What did your Cottrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cottrell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Cottrell's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cottrell. A less common occupation for the Cottrell family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Cottrell Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Cottrell ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Cottrell Life Expectancy

What is the average Cottrell lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Cottrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cottrell in 1940 was 36, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cottrell 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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