Otts Family History

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Otts Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Otto (see Ott).

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


Similar surnames: Otto, Otte, Ott, Gotts, Otten, Dotts, Lorts, Notte, Kitts, Gotto

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Otts Family Origin

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Otts Family Occupations

What did your Otts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Captain Of Canal Boat were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Otts. A less common occupation for the Otts family was Housekeeping. The most common Otts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Otts's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Captain Of Canal Boat

    4%
  • Housekeeping

    4%

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

Otts Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Otts Life Expectancy

What is the average Otts lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Otts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Otts in 1947 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Otts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Otts 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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