Babbitt Family History

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Babbitt Name Meaning

from the personal name Babot, a medieval pet form of Barbara, or Bobet, a pet form of Robert. Alternatively, perhaps, a nickname from Middle English dialect babbit ‘baby’.

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


Similar surnames: Mabbitt, Rabbitt, Boblitt, Bobbitt, Babb, Hibbitt, Batt, Abbott

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Babbitt Family Origin

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Babbitt Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Babbitt occupation in Canada was Conductor. 15% of Babbitt's were Conductors. Conductor, Confectioner and Accountant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Babbitt. A less common occupation for the Babbitt family was Clerk.

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  • Conductor

    15%
  • Confectioner

    15%
  • Accountant

    8%
  • Clerk

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Babbitt ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Babbitt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Babbitt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Babbitt 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Babbitt. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Babbitt. For the veterans among your Babbitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Babbitt Life Expectancy

What is the average Babbitt lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Babbitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Babbitt in 1951 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Babbitt ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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