Kitay Family History

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Kitay Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Polish or Ukrainian kitaj ‘buckram’ or ‘canvas’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for a linen trader or perhaps a nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Kita, Kitt, Kikta, Sita, Kay, Tay, Kitz, Bitar, Kotas, Ratay

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Kitay Family Origin

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Kitay Family Occupations

What did your Kitay ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kitay. 28% of Kitay men worked as a Salesman and 67% of Kitay women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kitay were Metal Worker and Typist

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    28%
  • Proprietor
    17%
  • Attorney
    12%
  • Metal Worker
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    67%
  • Typist
    34%

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

Kitay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 824 census records available for the last name Kitay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kitay 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 399 immigration records available for the last name Kitay. 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 139 military records available for the last name Kitay. For the veterans among your Kitay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kitay Life Expectancy

What is the average Kitay lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kitay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kitay in 1962 was 67, and 100 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kitay 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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