Cotler Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Cotler Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish kotler ‘kettlemaker’, ‘boilermaker’. Americanized spelling of German Kot(t)ler, Köttler, or the variant Kattler (see Kottler).

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


Similar surnames: Kotler, Cutler, Cobler, Cotter, Comer, Coller, Coler, Cotner, Cooler

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Cotler Family Origin

Where is the Cotler family from?

Cotler Family Occupations

What did your Cotler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cotler occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Cotler's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Foreman Machine Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cotler. A less common occupation for the Cotler family was Quarryman.

View Census data for Cotler | Data not to scale

  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Foreman Machine Shop

    20%
  • Quarryman

    20%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Cotler Historical Records

What Cotler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cotler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cotlercensus records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Cotler

Passenger List

There are 650 immigration records available for the last name Cotler. 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.

View all Cotler immigration records

Draft Card

There are 341 military records available for the last name Cotler. For the veterans among your Cotler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Cotler military records

You've only scratched the surface of Cotler family history.

Cotler Life Expectancy

What is the average Cotler lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Cotler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cotler in 1964 was 69, and 65 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cotler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cotler 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.

Famous Cotler Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name