Cabot Name Meaning

Southern French: from cabot, a diminutive of Occitan cap ‘head’, hence a nickname for someone with some peculiarity of the head.

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


Similar surnames: Chabot, Sabot, Capo, Caban, Cabal, Cadet, Carbo, Labat, Abt, Sabat

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Cabot Family Origin

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Cabot Family Occupations

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  • Merchant Dg

    18%
  • Chasseur Et Pecheur

    9%
  • Cultivateur

    9%
  • Domestique

    9%

In 1881, the most common Cabot occupation in Canada was Merchant Dg. 18% of Cabot's were Merchant Dgs. Merchant Dg, Chasseur Et Pecheur and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cabot. A less common occupation for the Cabot family was Domestique.

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Cabot Historical Records

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Cabot Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Cabot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Cabot in 1949 was 38, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cabot

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