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Cote Name Meaning

French (Côte Côté Coté): topographic name for someone who lived on a slope or riverbank less often on the coast from Old French coste (from Latin costa ‘rib side flank’ also used in a transferred topographic sense). There are several places in France named with this word and the surname may also be a habitational name from any of these. Compare Ducote . French (Côté): variant of Costé itself a variant of Coste and a cognate of 1 above as a habitational name perhaps from Le Costil the name of several places in Normandy. Compare Cody 3 Cota 5 Cotey and Coty English: variant of Coate .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Cove, Cott, Cole, Conte, Pott, Coates, Cota, Copp, Corte, Cope

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You can see how Cote families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cote family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cote families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 43 Cote families living in London. This was about 33% of all the recorded Cote's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Cote families in 1891.
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What did your Cote ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Cote. 92% of Cote women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
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Passenger Lists

There are 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Cote. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 18,000 military records available for the last name Cote. For the veterans among your Cote ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cote lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Cote life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cote in 1942 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

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