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Despot Name Meaning

Serbian: nickname from despot ‘despot’, ‘tyrant’, a title of the 15th-century Serbian absolute rulers, from Greek despotes ‘master’.

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


Similar surnames: Desper, Teston, Spott, Delp, Vespa, Nespoli, Deso, Depoy, Lessor

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Despot Family Origin

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Despot Family Occupations

What did your Despot ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Car Driver were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Despot. A less common occupation for the Despot family was Farmer. The most common Despot occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Despot's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Car Driver

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Despot ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Despot Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Despot. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Despot census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Despot. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Despot. For the veterans among your Despot ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Despot Life Expectancy

What is the average Despot lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Despot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Despot in 1964 was 74, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Despot

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Despot ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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