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Jemmott Name Meaning

English: from the personal name Jemot a diminutive of Jem a pet form of James . This surname is frequent in Barbados Trinidad and Tobago and Saint Lucia.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Emmott, Memmott, Emmett, Jennett, Mott, Emmitt, Jewett, Hammitt

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Where is the Jemmott family from?

You can see how Jemmott families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jemmott family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1891 and 1920. The most Jemmott families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1920 there were 13 Jemmott families living in New York. This was about 42% of all the recorded Jemmott's in USA. New York had the highest population of Jemmott families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jemmott surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jemmott ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Porter and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Jemmott. 50% of Jemmott men worked as a Porter and 15% of Jemmott women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jemmott were Mechanic and Maid. .

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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

  • Porter
  • New Worker
  • Rigger
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
  • House Worker
  • Seamstress
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Jemmott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jemmott 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 760 immigration records available for the last name Jemmott. 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 188 military records available for the last name Jemmott. For the veterans among your Jemmott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jemmott lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Jemmott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Jemmott in 1959 was 57, and 75 in 2004.

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