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Pettitt Name Meaning

English (especially southeastern): variant spelling of Petit.

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


Similar surnames: Pettit, Petitt, Pettett, Pettet, Perritt, Levitt, Petty, Redditt

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Pettitt Family Origin

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Pettitt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Bar Keeper

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Labourer

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Pettitt family was Labourer. Farmer, Bar Keeper and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pettitt. The most common Pettitt occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Pettitt's were Farmers.

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Pettitt Historical Records

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Pettitt Life Expectancy

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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