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Schott Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a peddler or a nickname for someone who always had something to sell, from Middle High German schotte ‘peddler’. German (Schött): metonymic occupational name for a tax collector, from Middle Low German schot ‘tax’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from either German Schotte ‘Scotsman’ or German Schote ‘pod’.

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


Similar surnames: Schlott, Schatz, Schorr, Schoen, Scholl, Schopf, Slott, Schopp

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Schott Family Origin

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Schott Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Tailor

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schott family was Tailor. The most common Schott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Schott's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schott.

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Schott Historical Records

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Schott Life Expectancy

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