Scarlett Family History

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Scarlett Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): metonymic occupational name for a dyer or for a seller of rich, bright fabrics, from Old French escarlate ‘scarlet cloth’ (Late Latin scarlata).

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


Similar surnames: Scarlato, Barrett, Carnett, Pallett, Corlett, Scarlata, Barnett

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Scarlett Family Origin

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Scarlett Family Occupations

What did your Scarlett 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 Scarlett. 2% of Scarlett men worked as a General Labourer and 47% of Scarlett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scarlett were Bricklayer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    2%
  • Bank Clerk
    1%
  • Bricklayer
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    47%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    2%

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

Scarlett Historical Records

What Scarlett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Scarlett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scarlett 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 Scarlett. 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 Scarlett. For the veterans among your Scarlett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scarlett Life Expectancy

What is the average Scarlett lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Scarlett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Scarlett in 1945 was 25, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scarlett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scarlett 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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