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Motton Family Origin

Where is the Motton family from?

Motton Family Occupations

What did your Motton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Motton occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Motton's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Carpet Layer and Farming & Rancher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Motton. A less common occupation for the Motton family was Keeping House.

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  • Carpenter

  • Carpet Layer

  • Farming & Rancher

  • Keeping House


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

Motton Historical Records

What Motton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Motton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Motton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Motton

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Motton. 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 485 military records available for the last name Motton. For the veterans among your Motton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Motton Life Expectancy

What is the average Motton lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Motton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Motton in 1961 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Motton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Motton 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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