Cottam Family History

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Cottam Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): variant of Cotton.

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


Similar surnames: Cottom, Cotham, Cotten, Coram, Cotton, Cott, Bottum, Cottman, Botham

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Cottam Family Origin

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Cottam Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Cotton Weaver

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, the most common Cottam occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Cottam's were Farmers. Farmer, Cotton Weaver and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cottam. A less common occupation for the Cottam family was Annuitant.

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Cottam Historical Records

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Cottam Life Expectancy

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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