Coote Family History

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Coote Name Meaning

English: from Middle English co(o)te ‘coot’, applied as a nickname for a bald or stupid man. The bird was regarded as bald because of the large white patch, an extension of the bill, on its head. It is less easy to say how it acquired the reputation for stupidity.

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

Similar surnames: Foote, Cote, Conte, Coots, Coe, Crute, Corte, Cooper, Motte, Coomer

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Coote Family Origin

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Coote Family Occupations

What did your Coote ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Coote family was Agr Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coote. The most common Coote occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Coote's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Labourer

  • Agr Labourer


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Coote Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 55,000 census records available for the last name Coote. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coote 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Coote. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Coote. For the veterans among your Coote ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coote Life Expectancy

What is the average Coote lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Coote life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Coote in 1942 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coote

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