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Chitty Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English chitte ‘pup’, ‘cub’, ‘young (of an animal)’ (apparently related to Old English ci{dh} ‘shoot’, ‘sprout’). English: habitational name from a place named Chitty in the parish of Chislet, Kent, named from an Old English personal name Citta + eg ‘island’, ‘dry ground in marsh’. Possibly an Americanized form of German Schütte (see Schutte).

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


Similar surnames: Whitty, Whitby, Harty, Witty, Kitts, Hitt, Cutts, Whitt, Litty

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Chitty Family Origin

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Chitty Family Occupations

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  • Book Keeper

    33%
  • Farmer Son

    33%
  • Servant

    33%

In 1881, Book Keeper and Farmer Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Chitty. A less common occupation for the Chitty family was Servant. The most common Chitty occupation in Canada was Book Keeper. 33% of Chitty's were Book Keepers.

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Chitty Historical Records

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Chitty Life Expectancy

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