Nott Family History

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Nott Name Meaning

English: nickname for a bald man or one who kept his hair extremely close-cropped, from Middle English not(te) ‘bald’ (Old English hnott). English: variant spelling of Knott. German: of uncertain origin; perhaps either a nickname for an inconspicuous person, from Middle Low German not(e) ‘nut’, or a derivative of Middle Low German note ‘companion’.

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

Similar surnames: Nutt, Pott, Cott, Bott, Lott, Ott, Mott, Root, Dott, Hott

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Nott Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Nott name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Nott. 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


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Nott Family Origin

Where is the Nott family from?

Nott Family Occupations

What did your Nott ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Nott occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Nott's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nott. A less common occupation for the Nott family was Agricultural Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Nott Historical Records

What Nott family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 67,000 census records available for the last name Nott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nott 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Nott. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Nott. For the veterans among your Nott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nott Life Expectancy

What is the average Nott lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Nott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Nott in 1949 was 50, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nott 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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