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Cotten Surname History
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Cotten Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Cotten may be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Cotten may be in dispute depending on whether the name originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Cotten Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Cotten come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many western names like Cotten are inspired by religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. Often these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Grace of God".
Cotten Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Family names like Cotten change in how they're written as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Cotten were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Cotten. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Cotten last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.
Last names similar to CottenCottenach, Cottenberg, Cottenbrook, Cottenburg, Cottenburger, Cottence, Cottenceau, Cottencecil, Cottencin, Cottencon, Cottendaim, Cottendaulton, Cottenden, Cottener, Cottenes, Cottenest, Cottenet, Cotteney, Cottengaim, Cottengain
Cotten Family Tree
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- Bennett Dixon Cotten born 1849
- Laura Jane Booth Cotten born 1854
- Clara Cotten died 1970
- Joseph Cotten 1905 - 1994
- Mary Cotten 1922 - 1977
- Susan E Cotten 1945 - 1998
- Lillian F Cotten 1927 - 2001
- Wallace P Cotten 1915 - 2004
- Helene Cotten 1925 - 1984
- Doctor Cotten 1909 - 1967