Shott Family History

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Shott Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a projecting piece of land, from Old English sceat, or a steep slope, from an unattested Old English sceot.

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


Similar surnames: Shotton, Slott, Shutt, Stott, Holt, Ott, Scott, Flott, Shock, Short

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Shott Family Origin

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Shott Family Occupations

What did your Shott ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shott. The most common Shott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Shott's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shott family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Shott Historical Records

What Shott family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shott 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 Shott

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Shott. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shott. For the veterans among your Shott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shott Life Expectancy

What is the average Shott lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Shott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Shott in 1953 was 54, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shott

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shott 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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