Pettit Family History

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Pettit Name Meaning

English (especially southeastern): variant spelling of Petit.

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


Similar surnames: Pettitt, Pettet, Petit, Petitt, Pettie, Pettett, Pettey, Petty, Pett

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Pettit Family Origin

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Pettit Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Pettit occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Pettit's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Pettit family was Bricklayer. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pettit.

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Pettit Historical Records

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Pettit Life Expectancy

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