Cotney Family History

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Cotney Name Meaning

Possibly English or Irish; perhaps a variant spelling of Courtney. This is an AL name.

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


Similar surnames: Coatney, Corney, Coney, Cooney, Cossey, Gorney, Clowney, Courtney

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Cotney Family Origin

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Cotney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Baggage Master

    4%
  • Baptist Minister

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Cotney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Cotney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cotney family was Baptist Minister. Farmer, Keeping House and Baggage Master were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cotney.

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Cotney Historical Records

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Cotney Life Expectancy

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