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Wolcott Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Woolcot in Somerset, possibly so named from Middle English wolle ‘spring’, ‘stream’ + cot ‘cottage’, ‘shelter’.

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


Similar surnames: Wilcott, Walcott, Talcott, Chilcott, Alcott, Wonnacott, Welcome

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Wolcott Family Origin

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Wolcott Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Wolcott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Wolcott's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolcott. A less common occupation for the Wolcott family was Carpenter.

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Wolcott Historical Records

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Wolcott Life Expectancy

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