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Hott Name Meaning

North German: possibly a nickname or a metonymic occupational name from Middle Low German hotte ‘coagulated milk used for making cheese’. South German: probably from an ancient Germanic personal name formed with hut ‘protection helmet’ (see Hottmann ). English: metonymic occupational name for a basketmaker from Middle English hot(t)e hutte ‘basket pannier’ (Old French hotte). Compare Bannister .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Pott, Hotz, Bott, Hutt, Hatt, Gott, Host, Lott, Cott, Ott

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Where is the Hott family from?

You can see how Hott families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hott family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hott families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 63 Hott families living in Ontario. This was about 49% of all the recorded Hott's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hott families in 1911.
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What did your Hott ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hott. 19% of Hott men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Hott women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hott were Truck Driver and Maid. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hott. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Hott. For the veterans among your Hott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hott lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Hott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hott in 1948 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

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