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Szot Family History

Szot Name Meaning

ethnic name for a Scot, Polish Szot. nickname for a fish seller with a bad reputation, from szot ‘bad herring’.

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

Similar surnames: Szott, Skop, Siok, Stout, Scott, Smoot, Sant, Salt, Som, Ozog

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Where is the Szot family from?

You can see how Szot families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Szot family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Szot families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 16 Szot families living in Illinois. This was about 27% of all the recorded Szot's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Szot families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Szot surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Szot ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Szot. 40% of Szot men worked as a Laborer and 36% of Szot women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Szot were Farmer and Spinner. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Bartender
  • Machine Operator
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
  • Maid
  • Machine Operator
  • Spinner
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What Szot family records will you find?

Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 725 immigration records available for the last name Szot. 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 Cards

There are 583 military records available for the last name Szot. For the veterans among your Szot ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Szot lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Szot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Szot in 1955 was 71, and 74 in 2004.

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