Demott Family History

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Demott Name Meaning

Variant spelling of French Demotte.

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

Similar surnames: Demotte, Lamott, Demont, Mott, Lemont, Melott, Emmott, Demore

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Demott Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Demott name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Demott. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Italy


  • France


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Demott Family Origin

Where is the Demott family from?

Demott Family Occupations

What did your Demott ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carpenter, Marble Cutter and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Demott. The most common Demott occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 25% of Demott's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Demott family was Tinsmith.

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  • Carpenter

  • Marble Cutter

  • School

  • Tinsmith


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Demott ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Demott Historical Records

What Demott family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Demott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demott 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 603 immigration records available for the last name Demott. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Demott. For the veterans among your Demott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Demott Life Expectancy

What is the average Demott lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Demott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Demott in 1945 was 31, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Demott 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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