Cabot Family History

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Cabot Name Meaning

Southern French: from cabot, a diminutive of Occitan cap ‘head’, hence a nickname for someone with some peculiarity of the head.

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

Similar surnames: Chabot, Sabot, Capo, Caban, Cabal, Cadet, Carbo, Labat, Abt, Sabat

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Cabot Family Origin

Where is the Cabot family from?

Cabot Family Occupations

What did your Cabot ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cabot family was Grocer. Farmer, Dressmaker and General Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cabot. The most common Cabot occupation in the UK was Farmer. 17% of Cabot's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Dressmaker

  • General Lab

  • Grocer


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

Cabot Historical Records

What Cabot family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Cabot. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cabot 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Cabot. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Cabot. For the veterans among your Cabot ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cabot Life Expectancy

What is the average Cabot lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Cabot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Cabot in 1949 was 38, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cabot

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cabot 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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