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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

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Cottrell Family Origin

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Cottrell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

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Cottrell Historical Records

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Cottrell Life Expectancy

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