Shortt Family History

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Shortt Name Meaning

English and Scottish (now mainly found in Ireland): variant spelling of Short.

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

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Shortt Family Origin

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Shortt Family Occupations

What did your Shortt ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • At Home

    5%

In 1880, the most common Shortt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Shortt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shortt family was At Home. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shortt.

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Shortt Historical Records

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Shortt Life Expectancy

What is the average Shortt lifespan?

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Famous Shortt Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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