Motts Family History

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Motts Name Meaning

English: metronymic from Mott 2.

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


Similar surnames: Lotts, Motte, Gotts, Letts, Mott, Botts, Moats, Potts, Motto, Matts

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Motts Family Origin

Where is the Motts family from?

Motts Family Occupations

What did your Motts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Motts. The most common Motts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Motts's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Motts family was Farm Laborer.

View Census data for Motts | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Motts Historical Records

What Motts family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Motts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Motts 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 Motts

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Motts. 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 Motts. For the veterans among your Motts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Motts Life Expectancy

What is the average Motts lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Motts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Motts in 1958 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Motts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Motts 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.

Famous Motts Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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