Fitzpatrick Family History

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Fitzpatrick Name Meaning

Irish: occasionally this may be a genuine Anglo-Norman French patronymic (see Fitzgerald) from the personal name Patrick, but more often it has been adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Pádraig (see Kilpatrick).

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


Similar surnames: Kilpatrick, Gilpatrick, Fitzmaurice, Patrick, Fitzharris, Fitzgerald

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Fitzpatrick Family Origin

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Fitzpatrick Family Occupations

What did your Fitzpatrick 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 Fitzpatrick. 18% of Fitzpatrick men worked as a General Labourer and 67% of Fitzpatrick women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fitzpatrick were Incapacitated and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    18%
  • Builders Labourer
    7%
  • Dock Labourer
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    2%

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

Fitzpatrick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 338,000 census records available for the last name Fitzpatrick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fitzpatrick 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 74,000 immigration records available for the last name Fitzpatrick. 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 54,000 military records available for the last name Fitzpatrick. For the veterans among your Fitzpatrick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fitzpatrick Life Expectancy

What is the average Fitzpatrick lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Fitzpatrick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fitzpatrick in 1941 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fitzpatrick 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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