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Cottle Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a maker of chain-mail, from an Anglo-Norman French diminutive of Old French cot(t)e ‘coat of mail’ (see Cott). metonymic occupational name for a cutler, from Old French co(u)tel, co(u)teau ‘knife’ (Late Latin cultellus, a diminutive of culter ‘plowshare’).

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


Similar surnames: Conte, Cote, Castle, Botte, Notte, Motte, Hotte, Cotter, Copple

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Cottle Family Origin

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Cottle Family Occupations

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  • School

    31%
  • Farmer

    23%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Labor

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cottle family was Labor. School, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cottle. The most common Cottle occupation in Canada was School. 31% of Cottle's were Schools.

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Cottle Historical Records

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Cottle Life Expectancy

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