Cote Family History

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Cote Name Meaning

French (Côte): topographic name for someone who lived on a slope or riverbank, less often on the coast, from Old French coste (Latin costa ‘rib’, ‘side’, ‘flank’, also used in a transferred topographical sense). There are several places in France named with this word, and the surname may also be a habitational name from any of these. English: topographic name from Middle English cote, cott ‘shelter’, ‘cottage’ (see Coates).

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

Similar surnames: Cove, Cott, Cole, Conte, Pott, Coates, Cota, Copp, Corte, Cope

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Cote Family Origin

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Cote Family Occupations

What did your Cote ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carter Ag Lab and Marine Laborer (H D S) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cote. The most common Cote occupation in the UK was Carter Ag Lab. 33% of Cote's were Carter Ag Labs. A less common occupation for the Cote family was Photographers Wife.

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  • Carter Ag Lab

  • Marine Laborer (H D S)

  • Photographers Wife


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

Cote Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 172,000 census records available for the last name Cote. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cote 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Cote. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Cote. For the veterans among your Cote ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cote Life Expectancy

What is the average Cote lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Cote life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cote in 1942 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cote

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cote 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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