Cotman Family History

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Cotman Name Meaning

English: status name for a cottager (see Cotter 2), or a topographic name for someone who lived in a relatively humble dwelling, from Middle English cote, cott + man (see Coates). Respelling of German Kothmann, Kottmann (see Kottman), or Kathmann (see Kathman).

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


Similar surnames: Notman, Coltman, Oman, Totman, Cottman, Holman, Oatman, Rosman

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Cotman Family Origin

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Cotman Family Occupations

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  • Going To School

    44%
  • Labour

    22%
  • Labourer

    22%
  • Sliver Plater

    11%

In 1881, the most common Cotman occupation in Canada was Going To School. 44% of Cotman's were Going To Schools. Going To School, Labour and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cotman. A less common occupation for the Cotman family was Sliver Plater.

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Cotman Historical Records

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Cotman Life Expectancy

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