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Armitage Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English, Old French (h)ermitage ‘hermitage’ (a derivative of Old French (h)ermite ‘hermit’), or a habitational name from a place named with this word. The name is very common in Yorkshire, where it has been traced to Hermitage Bridge, a locality in Almondbury, near Huddersfield.

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

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Armitage Family Origin

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Armitage Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Woollen Weaver

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Armitage occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 4% of Armitage's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Armitage family was Labourer. Coal Miner, Woollen Weaver and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Armitage.

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Armitage Historical Records

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Armitage Life Expectancy

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