Votaw Family History

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Votaw Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Possibly an Americanized form of Czech Votava.

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


Similar surnames: Vojta, Vota, Kotas, Kocan, Votava, Govan, Colaw, Vital, Vopat, Rotan

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Votaw Family Origin

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Votaw Family Occupations

What did your Votaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Votaw family was Hotel Keeper. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Votaw. The most common Votaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Votaw's were Farmers.

View Census data for Votaw | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Hotel Keeper

    4%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Votaw Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Votaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Votaw 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Votaw. 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 Votaw. For the veterans among your Votaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Votaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Votaw lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Votaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Votaw in 1940 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Votaw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Votaw 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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