Cotey Name Meaning

French (Burgundy): from a reduced pet form of Nicot or Jacot, pet forms of Nicolas (see Nicholas) and Jacques.

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


Similar surnames: Cobey, Covey, Coxey, Poley, Colen, Robey, Cater, Cote, Coskey, Coey

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Cotey Family Origin

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Cotey Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    27%
  • Boot And Shoe Maker

    9%
  • Clerk In Store

    9%
  • Cotton Mill

    9%

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In 1880, the most common Cotey occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Cotey's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Cotey family was Cotton Mill. Laborer, Boot And Shoe Maker and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cotey.

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Cotey Historical Records

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Cotey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Cotey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Cotey in 1951 was 62, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cotey

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