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 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kitt. 3% of Kitt men worked as a General Labourer and 54% of Kitt women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kitt were Market Gardener and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    3%
  • Carpenter joiner
    2%
  • House Decorator
    2%
  • Market Gardener
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    54%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
  • Housekeeper
    3%
  • Housewife
    3%

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

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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