Modesitt Family History

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Modesitt Name Meaning

Probably of French origin. Compare Modisette. There are clusters of this name in IN and WV; the name is recorded in WV in the 18th century.

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


Similar surnames: Modeste, Modesto, Minett, Mones, Midgett, Mcdermitt, Modisette

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Modesitt Family Origin

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Modesitt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Keeping House

    19%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Modesitt family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Modesitt. The most common Modesitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Modesitt's were Farmers.

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Modesitt Life Expectancy

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