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Scotland Name Meaning

English: ethnic name for someone from Scotland. English: from the rare Norman personal name Escotland, composed of the ethnic name Scot + land ‘territory’. Scottish: habitational name from a place called Scotland(well) near Loch Leven in Kinross.

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

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Scotland Family Origin

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Scotland Family Occupations

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

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  • Labourer

    5%
  • Carter

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Woolen Weaver

    2%

In 1881, Labourer, Carter and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scotland. A less common occupation for the Scotland family was Woolen Weaver. The most common Scotland occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Scotland's were Labourers.

Source: Census data for Scotland | Data not to scale

Scotland Historical Records

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Scotland Life Expectancy

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Famous Scotland Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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