Northcutt Family History

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Northcutt Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of many minor places, notably in Devon, called Northcott or Northcote, named in Old English with norð ‘north’ + cot ‘cottage’, ‘shelter’.

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

Similar surnames: Northey, Northrup, Northup, Honeycutt, Northam, Northcraft, Heathcote

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Northcutt Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Northcutt name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Northcutt. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Northcutt Family Origin

Where is the Northcutt family from?

Northcutt Family Occupations

What did your Northcutt ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Laborer and Warehouse Porter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Northcutt. The most common Northcutt occupation in the UK was Agricultural Laborer. 50% of Northcutt's were Agricultural Laborers.

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  • Agricultural Laborer

  • Warehouse Porter


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

Northcutt Historical Records

What Northcutt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Northcutt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Northcutt 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 551 immigration records available for the last name Northcutt. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Northcutt. For the veterans among your Northcutt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Northcutt Life Expectancy

What is the average Northcutt lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Northcutt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Northcutt in 1945 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Northcutt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Northcutt 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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