Got Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Kot, Son, Ko, Sok, Kos, Ott, So, Yon, You, Bo

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Got Family Origin

Where is the Got family from?

Got Family Occupations

What did your Got ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Got family was Launder. Miner, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Got. The most common Got occupation in the USA was Miner. 33% of Got's were Miners.

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  • Miner

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Launder


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Got Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Got. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Got 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 538 immigration records available for the last name Got. 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 33,000 military records available for the last name Got. For the veterans among your Got ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Got Life Expectancy

What is the average Got lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2000, in the United States, Got life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Got in 1948 was 32, and 87 in 2000.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Got 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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