Scattergood Family History

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Scattergood Name Meaning

English: from Middle English skater(en) ‘to squander, dissipate’ (a byform, under Scandinavian influence, of shatter) + gode ‘property’, ‘goods’, ‘wealth’; a nickname for a man who was careless and free with money, perhaps a philanthropist who gave his goods to the poor.

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

Similar surnames: Thurgood, Leatherwood, Cater, Calderwood, Catterton, Sherwood

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Scattergood Family Origin

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Scattergood Family Occupations

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

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Farm Labourer


In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scattergood. The most common Scattergood occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Scattergood's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Scattergood family was Farm Labourer.

Source: Census data for Scattergood | Data not to scale

Scattergood Historical Records

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Scattergood Life Expectancy

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