Kottman Family History

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Kottman Name Meaning

German (Kottmann): status name for a farm laborer who lived in a cottage (see Koetter).

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


Similar surnames: Hottman, Kathman, Cottman, Pittman, Rothman, Korman, Rottman

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Kottman Family Origin

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Kottman Family Occupations

What did your Kottman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kottman family was Blacksmith. Farmer, At Home and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kottman. The most common Kottman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Kottman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • At Home

    8%
  • Baker

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    8%

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

Kottman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kottman. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kottman. For the veterans among your Kottman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kottman Life Expectancy

What is the average Kottman lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kottman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Kottman in 1959 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kottman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kottman 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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