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Pitta Family History

Pitta Surname Meaning

Italian: from the feminine form of the personal name Pitto (see Pitti ). Italian (Pittà): occupational name from Greek pitas ‘seller of pita bread (flat bread)’ from pita ‘flat bread’ + the occupational suffix -as. Italian: nickname or metonymic occupational name from pitta ‘flat bread’. Portuguese: variant of Pita .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Pitti, Pita, Ditta, Petta, Ritt, Pitt, Pinta, Matta, Cetta, Rotta

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Where is the Pitta family from?

You can see how Pitta families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pitta family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Pitta families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Pitta families living in Ontario. This was about 89% of all the recorded Pitta's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Pitta families in 1911.
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What did your Pitta ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Pitta. 100% of Pitta women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

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Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Pitta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pitta census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 995 immigration records available for the last name Pitta. 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 Cards

There are 955 military records available for the last name Pitta. For the veterans among your Pitta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pitta lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Pitta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Pitta in 1946 was 53, and 63 in 2004.

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