Wilcott Family History

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Wilcott Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wilcott in Shropshire, which is probably from an unattested Old English personal name Wifela + Old English cot ‘cottage’, or Wilcot in Wiltshire, which is named in Old English as Wilcotum ‘cottages by the spring’.

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

Similar surnames: Walcott, Wolcott, Chilcott, Silcott, Wilton, Talcott, Wilmore

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Wilcott Family Origin

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Wilcott Family Occupations

What did your Wilcott ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Wilcott.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Wilcott Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wilcott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilcott 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 278 immigration records available for the last name Wilcott. 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 324 military records available for the last name Wilcott. For the veterans among your Wilcott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilcott Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilcott lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Wilcott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Wilcott in 1957 was 44, and 76 in 2003.

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