Scotten Family History

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Scotten Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Scotton.

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

Similar surnames: Cotten, Costen, Colten, Wootten, Motte, Scotton, Colter, Slotten

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Scotten Family Origin

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Scotten Family Occupations

What did your Scotten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Scotten family was Carpenter. The most common Scotten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Scotten's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scotten.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Scotten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Scotten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scotten 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 384 immigration records available for the last name Scotten. 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 673 military records available for the last name Scotten. For the veterans among your Scotten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scotten Life Expectancy

What is the average Scotten lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Scotten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Scotten in 1958 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scotten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scotten 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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