Petts Name Meaning

English (Kent): variant of Pettis.

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


Similar surnames: Pettus, Pett, Petty, Pettys, Pitts, Pettis, Pelts, Keatts, Letts

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Petts Family Origin

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Petts Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%
  • Laundress

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Petts. The most common Petts occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Petts's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Petts family was Laundress.

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Petts Historical Records

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Petts Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Petts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Petts in 1960 was 71, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petts

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