Lott Family History

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Lott Name Meaning

English: from a medieval personal name brought to England by the Normans, of uncertain origin. It may be the Hebrew personal name Lot ‘covering’, which was relatively popular in northern France, or a reduced form of various names formed with the diminutive suffix -lot (originally a combination of -el + -ot), commonly used with women’s names. English: from Middle English lot(t)e ‘lot’, ‘portion’ (Old English hlot), in the sense of an allotted share of land, hence a status name for someone who held such a plot. Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a plumber or lead roofer, from lood ‘lead’. German: from a pet form of Ludwig. German: topographic name from the dialect word lott ‘mud’, ‘dirt’.

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


Similar surnames: Pott, Ott, Cott, Mott, Bott, Slott, Loth, Lett, Gott, Dott

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Lott Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lott name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lott. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    52%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    4%

  • Benin/Togo

    3%

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Lott Family Origin

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Lott Family Occupations

What did your Lott ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Lott's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lott. A less common occupation for the Lott family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Lott Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 104,000 census records available for the last name Lott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lott 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Lott. 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 24,000 military records available for the last name Lott. For the veterans among your Lott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lott Life Expectancy

What is the average Lott lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Lott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lott in 1943 was 24, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lott

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lott 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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