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Gotts Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Gott 1. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Götz (see Goetz).

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


Similar surnames: Gatts, Dotts, Botts, Lotts, Getts, Gott, Gotti, Catts, Grotts, Otts

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Gotts Family Origin

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Gotts Family Occupations

What did your Gotts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gotts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Gotts's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gotts family was Brick Mason. Farmer, Farming and Farmwork were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gotts.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Farmwork

    10%
  • Brick Mason

    5%

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

Gotts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gotts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gotts 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 Gotts. 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 Gotts. For the veterans among your Gotts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gotts Life Expectancy

What is the average Gotts lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gotts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Gotts in 1954 was 68, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gotts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gotts 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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