Van Cott Family History

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Van Cott Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Dutch Van Gat, a habitational name for someone from either of two places called Gat, in North Brabant and North Holland.

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


Similar surnames: Van Hook, Van Note, Van Oort, Van Loon, Van Gorp, Van Soest, Van Pelt

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Van Cott Family Origin

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Van Cott Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Lawyer

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Cott. The most common Van Cott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Van Cott's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Van Cott family was Laborer.

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Van Cott Historical Records

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Van Cott Life Expectancy

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