Mottram Family History

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Mottram Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in Cheshire. It is possible that the name originally denoted a building where village assemblies were held, named in Old English as ‘meeting-house’, from (ge)mot ‘meeting’ + ærn ‘house’, ‘hall’. Other possibilities are that the name derives from Old English (ge)mot-rum ‘meeting space’, or (ge)mot-treum ‘assembly trees’.

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

Similar surnames: Motte, Motta, Mostrom, Mostad, Wortham, Hotham, Gotham, Bottom, Ottum

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Mottram Family Origin

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Mottram Family Occupations

What did your Mottram ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mottram. 3% of Mottram men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Mottram women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mottram were Dairy Farmer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Dairy Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife

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

Mottram Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Mottram. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mottram 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mottram. 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 Mottram. For the veterans among your Mottram ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mottram Life Expectancy

What is the average Mottram lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mottram life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mottram in 1963 was 71, and 81 in 2004.

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