Coots Family History

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Coots Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the nickname Coote. Probably an Americanized spelling of German Kutz.

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

Similar surnames: Couts, Coons, Corts, Coonts, Coote, Catts, Botts, Cords, Coor, Lotts

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Coots Family Origin

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Coots Family Occupations

What did your Coots ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carter, Farmer and Dress Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coots. A less common occupation for the Coots family was Labourer. The most common Coots occupation in Canada was Carter. 29% of Coots's were Carters.

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  • Carter

  • Farmer

  • Dress Maker

  • Labourer


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Coots Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Coots. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coots 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Coots. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Coots. For the veterans among your Coots ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coots Life Expectancy

What is the average Coots lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Coots life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Coots in 1940 was 68, and 73 in 2004.

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