Gavitt Family History

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Gavitt Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin. Perhaps an altered spelling of Gabbett, which is from a pet form of the personal name Gabriel.

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


Similar surnames: Savitt, Gavin, Gavett, Gravett, Gitt, Gravitt, Leavitt, Gatt, Davino

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Gavitt Family Origin

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Gavitt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gavitt. The most common Gavitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Gavitt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gavitt family was Carpenter.

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Gavitt Historical Records

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Gavitt Life Expectancy

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