Cotherman Family History

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Cotherman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kothermann or Köthermann, a habitational name for someone from a place called Köthen (earlier Kothen).

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

Similar surnames: Catherman, Cotterman, Thurman, Waterman, Bowerman, Copeman, Dohrman

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Cotherman Family Origin

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Cotherman Family Occupations

What did your Cotherman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cotherman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Cotherman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cotherman family was Miller. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cotherman.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House

  • Miller


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

Cotherman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 816 census records available for the last name Cotherman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cotherman 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 22 immigration records available for the last name Cotherman. 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 183 military records available for the last name Cotherman. For the veterans among your Cotherman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cotherman Life Expectancy

What is the average Cotherman lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Cotherman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Cotherman in 1951 was 39, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cotherman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cotherman 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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