Shipcott Family History

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Shipcott Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Chilcott, Wilcott, Chilcote, Silcott, Hiott, Chilcoat, Philpott

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Shipcott Family Origin

Where is the Shipcott family from?

Shipcott Family Occupations

What did your Shipcott ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Shipcott occupation in the UK was Cotton Spinner. 13% of Shipcott's were Cotton Spinners. A less common occupation for the Shipcott family was Coast Guard (RN). Cotton Spinner, Agricultural Laborer and Coal Porter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shipcott.

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  • Cotton Spinner

  • Agricultural Laborer

  • Coal Porter

  • Coast Guard (RN)


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

Shipcott Historical Records

What Shipcott family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Shipcott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shipcott census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Shipcott

Passenger List

There are 112 immigration records available for the last name Shipcott. 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 219 military records available for the last name Shipcott. For the veterans among your Shipcott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shipcott Life Expectancy

What is the average Shipcott lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2001, in the United States, Shipcott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shipcott in 1973 was 67, and 82 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shipcott

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shipcott 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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