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Gotts Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Gott 1. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Götz (see Goetz).

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


Similar surnames: Gatts, Dotts, Botts, Lotts, Getts, Gott, Gotti, Catts, Grotts, Otts

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Gotts Family Origin

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Gotts Family Occupations

What did your Gotts ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gotts. 21% of Gotts men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Gotts women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gotts were Miner and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Miner
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Clerical
    20%
  • Housework
    14%

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

Gotts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Gotts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gotts 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 886 immigration records available for the last name Gotts. 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 843 military records available for the last name Gotts. For the veterans among your Gotts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gotts Life Expectancy

What is the average Gotts lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gotts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Gotts in 1954 was 68, and 86 in 2004.

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