Cottage Family History

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Cottage Name Meaning

English (Cambridgeshire): unexplained; apparently from Norman French cotage, perhaps denoting the status of a cotter (see Cotter 2).

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


Similar surnames: Nottage, Cotter, Coppage, Cotta, Cubbage, Courage, Botte, Hotte

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Cottage Family Origin

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Cottage Family Occupations

What did your Cottage ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • Ag Labr

    5%
  • Ag. Lab.

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Ag Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cottage. A less common occupation for the Cottage family was Ag. Lab.. The most common Cottage occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Cottage's were Farmers.

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Cottage Historical Records

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Cottage Life Expectancy

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