ⓘ Cottier (surname)

                                     

ⓘ Cottier (surname)

The surname Cottier is of English origin and a variant of the surname Cotter. This English surname is a status name, for a cotter. This name is made up of the Old English elements cot "cottage", "hut" and the suffix er. In the feudal system a cotter held a cottage by service rather than by rent. Similarly, Reaney gives the surname deriving from the Old French cotier "cottager" see: villein. Early bearers of the English surname are Robert le Robert le Cotier in 1198, and William le Coter e in 1270 and 1297.

Surname Cottier, in some cases, it is Americanized form of French Gauthier. The French surname Gauthier also found in Switzerland is derived from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements Wald "rule" and Hari, Heri "army".

                                     
  • Cottier may refer to: Cottier surname a name originating from the British Isles Cottier farmer a type of serf, also cottar, cottager
  • the German surname Kotter. Similar, or related surnames include: Coates, Cottier Kotter. Cotter can be rendered into the Irish language as Mac Coitir and
  • son of Oitir These Irish surnames can be Anglicised variously as MacCotter, Mac Cottier MacCottar, Cotter, Cottier Cottiers and Otterson. The names
  • Cottier 1937, after p. 222. Roy 1995. Cottier 1937, p. 13 copy of the baptismal record Mongredien 1972, p. 131. Cottier 1937, pp. 13 15. Cottier 1937
  • there. Here the surname eventually came to be spelled Cottier This must be distinguished from the identical looking English surname Cottier The Manx MacCotters
  • and actor The Two Ronnies, The Frost Report, Casino Royale Georges Cottier 93, Swiss Roman Catholic cardinal. Amaury Epaminondas, 80, Brazilian footballer
  • fada, which were used extensively until the 17th century. Norse Gaelic surnames survive today and include MacIvor, MacAskill, and Mac Cotter. The meaning