Mottram Family History

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Mottram Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in Cheshire. It is possible that the name originally denoted a building where village assemblies were held, named in Old English as ‘meeting-house’, from (ge)mot ‘meeting’ + ærn ‘house’, ‘hall’. Other possibilities are that the name derives from Old English (ge)mot-rum ‘meeting space’, or (ge)mot-treum ‘assembly trees’.

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


Similar surnames: Motte, Motta, Mostrom, Mostad, Wortham, Hotham, Gotham, Bottom, Ottum

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Mottram Family Origin

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Mottram Family Occupations

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  • Works In Cotton Mill

    31%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Bridge Carpenter

    8%
  • Clerk Rolling Office

    8%

In 1880, Works In Cotton Mill, Keeping House and Bridge Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mottram. The most common Mottram occupation in the USA was Works In Cotton Mill. 31% of Mottram's were Works In Cotton Mills. A less common occupation for the Mottram family was Clerk Rolling Office.

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Mottram Life Expectancy

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