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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


Similar surnames: Arata, Arriaga, Heritage, Akridge, Harnage, Freitag, Artale, Prestage

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Armitage Family Origin

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Armitage Family Occupations

What did your Armitage ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Woollen Weaver and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Armitage. 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.

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  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Woollen Weaver

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

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Armitage Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Armitage ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Armitage Life Expectancy

What is the average Armitage lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Armitage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Armitage in 1944 was 25, and 76 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Armitage ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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