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Shott Family History

Shott Name Meaning

English: variant of Shutt . Americanized form of German Schott .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Shott family from?

You can see how Shott families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shott family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Shott families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 69 Shott families living in Lancashire. This was about 22% of all the recorded Shott's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Shott families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shott surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shott ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Shott. 84% of Shott women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Childrens Nurse
  • Unpaid Domestic
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Census Records

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.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Shott. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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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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.

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