Motes Family History

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Motes Name Meaning

Catalan: from the plural of mota ‘hillock’ (see Mota). The name occurs chiefly in Valencia.

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

Similar surnames: Mates, Mones, Moles, Montes, Mores, Moes, Moten, Mozes, Motel, Moses

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Motes Family Origin

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Motes Family Occupations

What did your Motes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Motes.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Motes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Motes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Motes 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 411 immigration records available for the last name Motes. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Motes. For the veterans among your Motes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Motes Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Motes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Motes in 1952 was 53, and 70 in 2004.

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