Cottage Family History

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Cottage Name Meaning

English (Cambridgeshire): unexplained; apparently from Norman French cotage, perhaps denoting the status of a cotter (see Cotter 2).

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


Similar surnames: Nottage, Cotter, Coppage, Cotta, Cubbage, Courage, Botte, Hotte

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Cottage Family Origin

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Cottage Family Occupations

What did your Cottage ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Ag Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cottage. The most common Cottage occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Cottage's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cottage family was Ag. Lab..

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • Ag Labr

    5%
  • Ag. Lab.

    5%

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

Cottage Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cottage. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cottage 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cottage. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cottage. For the veterans among your Cottage ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cottage Life Expectancy

What is the average Cottage lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Cottage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Cottage in 1963 was 75, and 85 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cottage

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cottage 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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