Fitton Family History

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Fitton Name Meaning

nickname from Middle English fitten ‘lying’, ‘deceit’ (of unknown origin). possibly a habitational name from Fitton Hall in Cambridgeshire, named in Anglo-Scandinavian as ‘settlement (Old English tun) on the fit (Old Norse fit)’, a term denoting grassland on the bank of a river.

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

Similar surnames: Ditton, Bitton, Mitton, Litton, Wilton, Hilton, Aiton, Milton, Catton

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Fitton Family Origin

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Fitton Family Occupations

What did your Fitton ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Fitton. 2% of Fitton men worked as a General Labourer and 48% of Fitton women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fitton were Incapacitated and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Dairy Farmer
  • Insurance Agent
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Fitton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Fitton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fitton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Fitton. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Fitton. For the veterans among your Fitton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fitton Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Fitton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Fitton in 1952 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

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