Kett Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living near a water channel or water source, from the Bavarian dialect word Kett ‘water channel’, ‘spring’. English: Norfolk variant of Kite.

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


Similar surnames: Klett, Lett, Nett, Pett, Fett, Kitt, Keyt, Kent, Ketz, Kitz

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Kett Family Origin

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Kett Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    14%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Builder

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kett family was Builder. Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kett. The most common Kett occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Kett's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Kett Historical Records

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Kett Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Kett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kett in 1952 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kett

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