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Mote Name Meaning

French and English: variant of Motte 1.

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


Similar surnames: Motte, Mole, Mott, Moke, Mate, Cote, Pote, Moye, Mota, More

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Mote Family Origin

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Mote Family Occupations

What did your Mote ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mote. The most common Mote occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Mote's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mote family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Mote Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mote Life Expectancy

What is the average Mote lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mote life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Mote in 1948 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mote

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mote 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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