Cote Name Meaning

French (Côte): topographic name for someone who lived on a slope or riverbank, less often on the coast, from Old French coste (Latin costa ‘rib’, ‘side’, ‘flank’, also used in a transferred topographical sense). There are several places in France named with this word, and the surname may also be a habitational name from any of these. English: topographic name from Middle English cote, cott ‘shelter’, ‘cottage’ (see Coates).

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


Similar surnames: Cove, Cott, Cole, Conte, Pott, Coates, Cota, Copp, Corte, Cope

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Cote Family Origin

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Cote Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Cultivateur

    12%
  • School

    10%
  • Journalier

    4%

In 1881, the most common Cote occupation in Canada was Farmer. 16% of Cote's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cote family was Journalier. Farmer, Cultivateur and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cote.

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Cote Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Cote life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cote in 1942 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cote

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