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Subject: Re: What does my last name mean?
Author: Andy   (guest, 217.229.217.232)
Date: October 11, 2004 at 9:42:06 AM
Reply to: Re: What does my last name mean? by Cotterman
COTTERMAN does not appear in my Oxford Dictionary of English Surnames. But there is COTTIS, COTTER, COTTENHAM, COTTEREL etc. Most of those go back to the word "cottage", some to personal names like Cot or Cotta, the origin of which I could not find. COTTER may be from the Scottish name Mac Ottar.

Andy ;—)

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