Pittman Family History

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Pittman Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a hollow (see Pitt). German (Pittmann): probably from a compound personal name formed with Pitt, a short form of Peter + Mann ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Rittman, Mittman, Putman, Pillman, Pitman, Portman, Titman, Wittmann

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Pittman Family Origin

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Pittman Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Pittman. 70% of Pittman men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Labourer
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher

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

Pittman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 127,000 census records available for the last name Pittman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pittman 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Pittman. 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 34,000 military records available for the last name Pittman. For the veterans among your Pittman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pittman Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Pittman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pittman in 1941 was 25, and 72 in 2004.

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