Pettway Family History

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Pettway Name Meaning

English: reduced form of Pettaway.

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


Similar surnames: Petway, Petteway, Pettay, Pettaway, Getty, Pettis, Pett, Pettee

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Pettway Family Origin

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Pettway Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    36%
  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    27%
  • Works On Farm

    9%

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In 1880, Farm Laborer, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pettway. The most common Pettway occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 36% of Pettway's were Farm Laborers. A less common occupation for the Pettway family was Works On Farm.

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Pettway Historical Records

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Pettway Life Expectancy

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