Gott Name Meaning

German: from short form of the various Germanic compound personal names with the first element god ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’. South German and Swiss German: from Middle High German got(t)e ‘godfather’. English (of Norman origin): from a personal name having the same etymology as 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Ott, Lott, Gatt, Pott, Bott, Dott, Gold, Hott, Mott, Nott

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Gott Family Origin

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Gott Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Factory Hand

    6%
  • Farm Labourer

    6%
  • Ship Captain

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gott family was Ship Captain. Farmer, Factory Hand and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gott. The most common Gott occupation in Canada was Farmer. 45% of Gott's were Farmers.

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Gott Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Gott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Gott in 1943 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gott

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