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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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Scattergood Family Origin

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Scattergood Family Occupations

What did your Scattergood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Scattergood family was Painter. Farmer, Keeping House and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scattergood. The most common Scattergood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Scattergood's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Clerk In Store

    5%
  • Painter

    5%

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Scattergood Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Scattergood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scattergood 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 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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Draft Card

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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Scattergood Life Expectancy

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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