Pitt Name Meaning

English: from Middle English pytte, pitte ‘pit’, ‘hollow’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a pit or hollow, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Pitt in Hampshire.

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


Similar surnames: Pott, Ritt, Kitt, Bitz, Witt, Fitt, Pett, Pust, Pitta, Ping

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Pitt Family Origin

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Pitt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Farmer Son

    6%
  • Cultivateur

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pitt. A less common occupation for the Pitt family was Cultivateur. The most common Pitt occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Pitt's were Farmers.

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Pitt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Pitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Pitt in 1941 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pitt

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