Shott Family History

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Shott Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a projecting piece of land, from Old English sceat, or a steep slope, from an unattested Old English sceot.

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

Similar surnames: Shotton, Slott, Shutt, Stott, Holt, Ott, Scott, Flott, Shock, Short

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Shott Family Origin

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Shott Family Occupations

What did your Shott ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, conductor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Shott. 2% of Shott men worked as a conductor and 41% of Shott women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shott were Baker (table Hand) Bread Cakes and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • conductor
  • Aircraft Inspector
  • Assist Purser (merc Marine)
  • Baker (table Hand) Bread Cakes

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Childrens Nurse
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Shott Historical Records

What Shott family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Shott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shott census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Shott

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Shott. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shott. For the veterans among your Shott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shott Life Expectancy

What is the average Shott lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Shott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Shott in 1953 was 54, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shott

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shott 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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