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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

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  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Cotton Weaver

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

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

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Fitton Historical Records

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Fitton Life Expectancy

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