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Where is the Scott family from?
You can see how Scott families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Scott family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Scott families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 7,923 Scott families living in Yorkshire. This was about 15% of all the recorded Scott's in the UK. Yorkshire had the highest population of Scott families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Scott surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Scott. 7% of Scott men worked as a General Labourer and 64% of Scott women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scott were Farmer and Private Means.