Olcott Family History

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Olcott Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Alcott.

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

Similar surnames: Cott, Slott, Alcott, Orcutt, Woolcott, Bluitt, Escott, Norcott

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Olcott Family Origin

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Olcott Family Occupations

What did your Olcott ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Machinist


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

Olcott Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Olcott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olcott 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Olcott. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Olcott. For the veterans among your Olcott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Olcott Life Expectancy

What is the average Olcott lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Olcott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Olcott in 1953 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Olcott 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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