Coats Family History

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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

What did your Coats ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Coats. 34% of Coats men worked as a General Labourer and 76% of Coats women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coats were Grocers Assistant and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    34%
  • Boot Repairer
    14%
  • Retired
    14%
  • Grocers Assistant
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    76%
  • Household Duties
    6%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    3%

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

Coats Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 103,000 census records available for the last name Coats. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coats 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Coats. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 17,000 military records available for the last name Coats. For the veterans among your Coats ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coats Life Expectancy

What is the average Coats lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coats 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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