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Westcott Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from any of various minor places named with Old English west ‘west’ + cot ‘cottage’, ‘shelter’, for example Westcott in Surrey, Westcot in Berkshire, or Westcote in Gloucestershire, Hampshire, and Warwickshire.

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


Similar surnames: Escott, Prescott, Walcott, Westgate, Westrope, Weston, Arscott

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Westcott Family Origin

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Westcott Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

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Westcott Life Expectancy

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