Rabbitt Family History

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Rabbitt Name Meaning

Scottish: from a pet form of Rabb. English: from the Norman personal name Radbode, Rabbode, composed of the Germanic elements rad ‘counsel’, ‘advice’ + bodo, boto ‘messenger’, ‘lord’. Irish: mistranslation of Gaelic Ó Coinín, which is actually a variant of Ó Conáin or Ó Cuineáin (see Cunneen), as if it were from coinín ‘rabbit’, although in fact it is from a diminutive of cano ‘hound’, ‘wolf’.

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

Similar surnames: Mabbitt, Babbitt, Garbett, Hibbitt, Abbitt, Robnett, Robbie, Ritt

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Rabbitt Family Origin

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Rabbitt Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Rabbitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Rabbitt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rabbitt family was Plasterer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rabbitt.

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  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Plasterer


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Rabbitt Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Rabbitt. For the veterans among your Rabbitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rabbitt Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rabbitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Rabbitt in 1955 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

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