Wainscott Family History

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Wainscott Name Meaning

English: from Middle English waynscot (a word of uncertain etymology), which originally denoted superior quality oak boarding imported from the Continent. The surname presumably arose from a nickname for someone who imported or used such timber.

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


Similar surnames: Tapscott, Linscott, Alcott, Prescott, Walcott, Wonnacott, Arscott

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Wainscott Family Origin

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Wainscott Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Wainscott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Wainscott's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wainscott family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wainscott.

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Wainscott Historical Records

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Wainscott Life Expectancy

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