Arscott Family History

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Arscott Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon): habitational name, perhaps from Arscott in Shropshire, which is named from an unexplained first element + Old English cot ‘hut’, ‘cottage’.

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

Similar surnames: Prescott, Muscott, Escott, Westcott, Wilcott, Linscott, Tapscott

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Arscott Family Origin

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Arscott Family Occupations

What did your Arscott ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Arscott. 20% of Arscott men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Arscott women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arscott were Clerk and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Tanner
  • Carpenter
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Bookkeeper
  • Chainetier Maid
  • Dressmaker

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

Arscott Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Arscott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arscott 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Arscott. 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 Arscott. For the veterans among your Arscott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arscott Life Expectancy

What is the average Arscott lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Arscott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Arscott in 1958 was 34, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arscott

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arscott 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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