Yott Family History

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Yott Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Jott or Jotte, variants of Gott 2, or short forms of a Germanic personal name formed with this element, for instance Gottfried.

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


Similar surnames: Ott, Gott, Bott, Hott, Cott, Pott, Lott, Dott, Mott, Yett

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Yott Family Origin

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Yott Family Occupations

What did your Yott ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Yott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Yott's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Yott family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeps Livery Stable and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yott.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeps Livery Stable

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    8%

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

Yott Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Yott Life Expectancy

What is the average Yott lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Yott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Yott in 1953 was 40, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yott

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yott 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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