Coats Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Coates.

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


Similar surnames: Coates, Coate, Couts, Oats, Cotts, Moats, Coots, Yeats, Coale, Coar

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Coats Family Origin

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Coats Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coats. A less common occupation for the Coats family was Annuitant. The most common Coats occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Coats's were Farmers.

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Coats Historical Records

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Coats Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Coats life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Coats in 1941 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coats

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