Fite Family History

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Fite Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Veit.

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

Similar surnames: Hite, File, Fike, Fine, Fikes, Fyke, Hime, Filer, Ike, Dice

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Fite Family Origin

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Fite Family Occupations

What did your Fite ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fite. 27% of Fite men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Fite women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fite were Carpenter and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Waitress
  • Saleslady

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

Fite Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Fite. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fite 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fite. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Fite. For the veterans among your Fite ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fite Life Expectancy

What is the average Fite lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Fite life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Fite in 1942 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fite

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