Spott Family History

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Spott Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone who likes to ridicule, from Middle High German spot ‘mockery’, ‘jest’, ‘joke’.

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


Similar surnames: Spotts, Pott, Schott, Stotz, Spath, Bott, Drott, Spetz, Post, Splitt

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Spott Family Origin

Where is the Spott family from?

Spott Family Occupations

What did your Spott ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Jeweller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spott. A less common occupation for the Spott family was Keeping House. The most common Spott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Spott's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Jeweller

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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

Spott Historical Records

What Spott family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Spott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spott 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Spott. 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 Spott. For the veterans among your Spott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spott Life Expectancy

What is the average Spott lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Spott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Spott in 1952 was 65, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spott

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spott 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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