Pitman Family History

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Pitman Name Meaning

English (mainly southwestern): variant of Pitt, with the addition of man. German (Pitmann): variant of Pittmann (see Pittman). Dutch: variant of Putman 2.

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


Similar surnames: Putman, Pittman, Titman, Witman, Litman, Pigman, Wiman, Pitmon

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Pitman Family Origin

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Pitman Family Occupations

What did your Pitman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Pitman. 40% of Pitman men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Pitman women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pitman were Laborer and Salesclerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Labourer
    16%
  • Farm Labourer
    5%
  • Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Nurse
    29%
  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Income
    22%
  • Salesclerk
    15%

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

Pitman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 127,000 census records available for the last name Pitman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pitman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Pitman. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Pitman. For the veterans among your Pitman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pitman Life Expectancy

What is the average Pitman lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Pitman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pitman in 1940 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

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