Kitt Family History

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Kitt Name Meaning

from the Middle English personal name Kit, a pet form of Christopher. metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of wooden tubs and pails made of staves held together by a hoop, Middle English kitte. German: perhaps from Middle High German kit ‘offshoot’, ‘sprout’, applied as a nickname for a junior member of a family; alternatively it may be from the old personal name Giddo.

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

Similar surnames: Witt, Kitts, Ritt, Kidd, Ott, Katt, Hitt, Kitz, Gitt, Hatt

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Kitt Family Origin

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Kitt Family Occupations

What did your Kitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Kitt occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Kitt's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Kitt family was Basket Maker. Agricultural Labourer, Copper Miner and Ag.Lab. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kitt.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Copper Miner

  • Ag.Lab.

  • Basket Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kitt ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kitt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Kitt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kitt 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kitt. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Kitt. For the veterans among your Kitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kitt Life Expectancy

What is the average Kitt lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Kitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kitt in 1949 was 27, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kitt 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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