Origins of the Cottingham surname

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    In 1921, most Cottinghams lived in south-east

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    What are the most common Cottingham first names?

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    Common jobs for Cottinghams

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    Commmon female occupations for Cottinghams in 1921

    Dressmaker

    23

    General Servant Domestic

    22

    Housekeeper

    22

    Domestic Servant

    21

    General Servant

    18

    Commmon male occupations for Cottinghams in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer

    60

    Farmer

    53

    Farm Labourer

    41

    Bricklayer

    37

    General Labourer

    29

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