Schott
Hello. I was wondering if anyone had an idea of where the surname Schott originated? Or if you could tell me anything about it, that would be wonderful! Thank you in advance.
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It's German, and it literally means "Scot", though this came to mean "pedlar". I'm not sure which meaning we should give to the surname, we'd have to know exactly when Scots traders became common in the Baltic region. According to notes on the name on
www.familie-greve.de, the surname was recorded, with a Latin ending, as early as 1209.
I quote - "Schot(us) (um 1209) , Schotte (um 1373) , Schott (um 1489)"
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