Mott Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Motte 1. English: from Motte, a medieval pet form of the personal name Matilda (see Mould). German: topographic name for someone who lived by or owned property in a marshy area, from Middle High German mot ‘mud’, ‘swamp’.

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


Similar surnames: Lott, Motte, Pott, Cott, Most, Ott, Bott, Dott, Motto, Moat

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Mott Family Origin

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Mott Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mott. A less common occupation for the Mott family was Carpenter. The most common Mott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Mott's were Farmers.

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Mott Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Mott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mott in 1945 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mott

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