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Kitts Family History

Kitts Surname Meaning

English: variant of Kitt with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Perhaps also an Americanized form of German Kitz .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Kitt, Witts, Mitts, Kitto, Gotts, Pitts, Fitts, Kilts, Witt, Kitch

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Where is the Kitts family from?

You can see how Kitts families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kitts family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kitts families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 42 Kitts families living in Ontario. This was about 70% of all the recorded Kitts's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Kitts families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kitts surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kitts ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Kitts. 64% of Kitts men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    64%
  • Laborer
    37%
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Census Records

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Kitts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kitts census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kitts. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Kitts. For the veterans among your Kitts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kitts lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Kitts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kitts in 1943 was 31, and 71 in 2004.

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