Stott Family History

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Stott Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a cattleman, from Middle English stott ‘steer’, ‘bullock’. The term was also occasionally used in Middle English of a horse or of a heifer (and so as a term of abuse for a woman), and these senses may also lie behind some examples of the surname.

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

Similar surnames: Slott, Stock, Shott, Stout, Stone, Shutt, Ott, Storm, Tout, Schott

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Stott Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Stott name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Stott. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Stott Family Origin

Where is the Stott family from?

Stott Family Occupations

What did your Stott ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stott. The most common Stott occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Stott's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Stott family was Cotton Spinner .

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Cotton Weaver

  • Cotton Spinner


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

Stott Historical Records

What Stott family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 169,000 census records available for the last name Stott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stott census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 16,000 immigration records available for the last name Stott. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Stott. For the veterans among your Stott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stott Life Expectancy

What is the average Stott lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Stott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Stott in 1945 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stott

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stott 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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