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Hitt Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hütt (see Huett). German: occupational name in Westphalia for a goat dealer, from dialect hitte ‘goat’. English (Devon): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Hutt, Kitt, Hirt, Hatt, Gitt, Witt, Hott, Litt, Whitt, Hitz

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Hitt Family Origin

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Hitt Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Hitt.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%

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Hitt Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Hitt Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hitt in 1942 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

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