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Ditty Surname Meaning

Scottish: perhaps from a Scottish pet form of the personal name Dait (a Scottish form of David ). This surname is also found in Northern Ireland.

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

Similar surnames: Litty, Ditto, Ditta, Gitto, Diotte, Kitt, Nutty, Getty, Litt, Kitts

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Where is the Ditty family from?

You can see how Ditty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ditty family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ditty families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 9 Ditty families living in London. This was about 36% of all the recorded Ditty's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Ditty families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ditty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ditty ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Ditty. 100% of Ditty 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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Ditty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ditty 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 562 immigration records available for the last name Ditty. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ditty. For the veterans among your Ditty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ditty lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ditty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Ditty in 1962 was 79, and 77 in 2004.

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