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

What did your Mottram ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Works In Cotton Mill

    31%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Bridge Carpenter

    8%
  • Clerk Rolling Office

    8%

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

Mottram Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mottram Life Expectancy

What is the average Mottram lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mottram life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mottram in 1963 was 71, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mottram

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mottram 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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