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Walcott Family History

Walcott Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of several places called Walcott, Walcot, or Walcote, for example in Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, and Wiltshire, all named in Old English with w(e)alh ‘foreigner’, ‘Briton’, ‘Welsh’, genitive plural wala (see Wallace) + cot ‘cottage’, ‘shelter’, i.e. ‘the cottage where the (Welsh-speaking) Britons lived’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Walcott Families

  • Number of Walcott families
     54 - 106
     19 - 53
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Walcott families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Walcott last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Walcott Family Origin

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Walcott Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Walcott

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Walcott Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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