Arscott Family History

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Arscott Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon): habitational name, perhaps from Arscott in Shropshire, which is named from an unexplained first element + Old English cot ‘hut’, ‘cottage’.

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

Similar surnames: Prescott, Muscott, Escott, Westcott, Wilcott, Linscott, Tapscott

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Arscott Family Origin

Where is the Arscott family from?

Arscott Family Occupations

What did your Arscott ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Arscott occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Arscott's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Arscott family was Baker. Farmer, Carpenter and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arscott.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Baker


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

Arscott Historical Records

What Arscott family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Arscott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arscott 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Arscott. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Arscott. For the veterans among your Arscott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arscott Life Expectancy

What is the average Arscott lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Arscott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Arscott in 1958 was 34, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arscott

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arscott 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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