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Escott Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Eastcott (Wiltshire), Eastcotts (Bedfordshire), Eastcote (Greater London), or Eastcourt (Wiltshire), all named from Old English east ‘eastern’ + cot ‘cottage(s)’. In some cases the name may be an altered spelling of the French ethnic name Escot, a cognate of Scott.

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


Similar surnames: Cott, Prescott, Westcott, Scott, Muscott, Arscott, Scutt, Slott

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Escott Family Origin

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Escott Family Occupations

What did your Escott ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Escott occupation in Canada was Gardener. 33% of Escott's were Gardeners. Gardener and Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Escott. A less common occupation for the Escott family was Servant.

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  • Gardener

    33%
  • Grocer

    33%
  • Servant

    33%

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

Escott Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Escott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Escott 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 Escott. 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 Escott. For the veterans among your Escott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Escott Life Expectancy

What is the average Escott lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Escott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Escott in 1960 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Escott

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Escott 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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