Wotton Family History

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Wotton Name Meaning

English: variant of Wooten.

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

Similar surnames: Wooton, Wootton, Totton, Motton, Watton, Moton, Cotton, Worton

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Wotton Family Origin

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Wotton Family Occupations

What did your Wotton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wotton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Wotton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wotton family was Labourer. Farmer, Book Keeper and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wotton.

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  • Farmer

  • Book Keeper

  • Keeping House

  • Labourer


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

Wotton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Wotton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wotton 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Wotton. 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 Wotton. For the veterans among your Wotton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wotton Life Expectancy

What is the average Wotton lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wotton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Wotton in 1954 was 45, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wotton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wotton 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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