Cottier Family History

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Cottier Name Meaning

English: variant of Cotter 2. Americanized form of French Gauthier.

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

Similar surnames: Cotter, Gottier, Cotten, Wattier, Coster, Cutter, Rottier, Colter

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Cottier Family Origin

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Cottier Family Occupations

What did your Cottier ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cottier. 34% of Cottier men worked as a General Labourer and 81% of Cottier women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cottier were Incapacitated and Cotton Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Retired
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means
  • Cotton Weaver

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Cottier Historical Records

What Cottier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Cottier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cottier 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cottier. 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 941 military records available for the last name Cottier. For the veterans among your Cottier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cottier Life Expectancy

What is the average Cottier lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Cottier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Cottier in 1953 was 36, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cottier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cottier 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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