Fitt Name Meaning

English (chiefly Norfolk): nickname for a polite and amiable person, from Middle English fit ‘proper’, ‘suited’ (of uncertain origin).

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


Similar surnames: Fett, Kitt, Witt, Pitt, Fish, Fitch, Fitz, Kitts, Pott, Gatt

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Fitt Family Origin

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Fitt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Ag Labourer

    2%
  • Cabinet Maker

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fitt. A less common occupation for the Fitt family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Fitt occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Fitt's were Farmers.

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Fitt Historical Records

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Fitt Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Fitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Fitt in 1957 was 48, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fitt

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