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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cottle

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Alt. Meaning

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

T is for tried, tried and true you.

T is for tough, for you are not easily broken

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

Notable Persons Named Cottle

Cottle was born in 1811. He passed away on March 6th, 1836.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Cottle

Tameka Cottle is a contemporary r&b, soul music, and hip hop music singer-songwriter and celebrity. She plays Vocals. She was most prominent from 1992 to 2005. Tameka was given the name Tameka Pope on July 14th, 1975 in College Park, Georgia, U.S. Tameka is also known as Tiny.


Gale Storm was a traditional pop singer, actor, traditional pop music, traditional popsinger, and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1940 to 1989. Gale was given the name Josephine Owaissa Cottle on April 5th, 1922 in Texas, USA. She left this life on June 27th, 2009.


Matthew Cottle is an actor. Matthew was born on February 16th, 1967 in Henley-on-Thames.


Laurence Cottle is a jazz and jazz fusion musician. He has been prominent since 1980.


Dr. Sherman Cottle is a fictional character.


Gerry was born on April 7th, 1945.


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Popularity of Cottle as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cottle U.S.
  White 83.42% 64.26%
  African American 11.02% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.64% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.07% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cottle

People with the last name Cottle are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Cottle

  • How Popular is the name Cottle? As a last name Cottle was the 6,632nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Cottle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Cottle is Monday, July 11th, 1898.
  • How unique is the name Cottle? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Cottle. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Cottle: Your name in reverse order is Elttoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ttoelc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cottle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,108 people with the last name Cottle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cottle? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Cottle as their last name.

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