Cotel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The noble French surname Cotel is of local origin, deriving from a geographic feature near where the initial bearer once resided. In this instance, the name is derived from the French word, "cote," which in a geographic sense, means, "by the coast."
Early Origins of the Cotel family
The surname Cotel was first found in Languedoc where this illustrious family held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Cotel family
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Cotel Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lacoste, Lacostes, La Coste, La Costes, Lacauste, Lacaustes, La Caustes, La Causte, De Lacoste, De Lacostes, De Lacauste, De Lacaustes, Coste, Cost, Coust, Couste, Caust, Costes, Causte, Caustes, Decoteau, Costil, Cotel, Coteau and many more.
Early Notables of the Cotel family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cotel family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: B. Lacoste, aged 30; settled in New Orleans in 1821; Emily LaCoste, aged 22; settled in New York in 1822; Felix LaCoste, aged 29; settled in New York in 1822.