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Cottom Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): variant of Cotton.

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


Similar surnames: Cottam, Cotton, Cotten, Cotham, Cott, Bottom, Motton, Wotton, Totton

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Cottom Family Origin

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Cottom Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Cotton Weaver

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Cottom occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Cottom's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cottom. A less common occupation for the Cottom family was Labourer.

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Cottom Historical Records

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Cottom Life Expectancy

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Famous Cottom Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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