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Scattergood Name Meaning

English: from Middle English skater(en) ‘to squander, dissipate’ (a byform, under Scandinavian influence, of shatter) + gode ‘property’, ‘goods’, ‘wealth’; a nickname for a man who was careless and free with money, perhaps a philanthropist who gave his goods to the poor.

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


Similar surnames: Thurgood, Leatherwood, Cater, Calderwood, Catterton, Sherwood

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Where is the Scattergood family from?

You can see how Scattergood families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Scattergood family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Scattergood families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 9 Scattergood families living in Ontario. This was about 82% of all the recorded Scattergood's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Scattergood families in 1911.
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What did your Scattergood ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Scattergood. 100% of Scattergood men worked as a Labourer. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
    100%
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Passenger Lists

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

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

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What is the average Scattergood lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Scattergood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Scattergood in 1962 was 49, and 86 in 2004.

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