Scott Name Meaning

English: ethnic name for someone with Scottish connections. Scottish and Irish: ethnic name for a Gaelic speaker.

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

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Scott Family Origin

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Scott Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scott. The most common Scott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Scott's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Scott family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Scott | Data not to scale

Scott Historical Records

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Scott Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Scott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Scott in 1940 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scott

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