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Talcott Name Meaning

English:: possibly a Norman habitational name from Taillecourt in France. alternatively perhaps a topographic name from Middle English tile ‘tile’ + cot ‘cottage’. This surname has all but died out in Britain.

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

Similar surnames: Alcott, Walcott, Calcote, Wilcott, Tapscott, Wolcott, Talbot, Fawcett

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Where is the Talcott family from?

You can see how Talcott families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Talcott family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Talcott families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 46 Talcott families living in Connecticut. This was about 40% of all the recorded Talcott's in USA. Connecticut had the highest population of Talcott families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Talcott surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Talcott ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Talcott. 21% of Talcott men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Talcott women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Talcott were Manager and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Talcott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Talcott census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Talcott. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Talcott. For the veterans among your Talcott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Talcott lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Talcott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Talcott in 1953 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

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