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Schott Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a peddler or a nickname for someone who always had something to sell, from Middle High German schotte ‘peddler’. German (Schött): metonymic occupational name for a tax collector, from Middle Low German schot ‘tax’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from either German Schotte ‘Scotsman’ or German Schote ‘pod’.

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


Similar surnames: Schlott, Schatz, Schorr, Schoen, Scholl, Schopf, Slott, Schopp

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Schott Family Origin

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Schott Family Occupations

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  • Accountant

    9%
  • Club Manager

    9%
  • Cotton Spinner & Manufr

    9%
  • Foreign Banking Merchant

    9%

In 1881, the most common Schott occupation in the UK was Accountant. 9% of Schott's were Accountants. Accountant, Club Manager and Cotton Spinner & Manufr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schott. A less common occupation for the Schott family was Foreign Banking Merchant.

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Schott Historical Records

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Schott Life Expectancy

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