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Cottrell Name Meaning

French and English: status name for a cottager, from Old French coterel, a diminutive of cotier ‘cottager’ (see Cotter 2).

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


Similar surnames: Bottrell, Cantrell, Luttrell, Cockrell, Cotterell, Corbell, Castell

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Cottrell Family Origin

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Cottrell Family Occupations

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cottrell. The most common Cottrell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Cottrell's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Cottrell family was Coal Miner.

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Cottrell Historical Records

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Cottrell Life Expectancy

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