Pita Family History

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Pita Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from Spanish, Portuguese pita ‘chicken’ or in some cases possibly from the plant pita ‘pita’, ‘American aloe’, presumably a topographic name.

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

Similar surnames: Pina, Pitta, Pinta, Rita, Mina, Pitt, Vita, Vida, Peth, Pisa

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Pita Family Origin

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Pita Family Occupations

What did your Pita ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pita. 29% of Pita men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Pita women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pita were Unable To Work and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Labor
  • Unable To Work

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Packer
  • Clerk

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

Pita Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pita. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pita census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Pita

Passenger List

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Pita. 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 891 military records available for the last name Pita. For the veterans among your Pita ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pita Life Expectancy

What is the average Pita lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Pita life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Pita in 1955 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pita

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pita ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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