Pitman Family History

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Pitman Name Meaning

English (mainly southwestern): variant of Pitt, with the addition of man. German (Pitmann): variant of Pittmann (see Pittman). Dutch: variant of Putman 2.

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


Similar surnames: Putman, Pittman, Titman, Witman, Litman, Pigman, Wiman, Pitmon

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Pitman Family Origin

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Pitman Family Occupations

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Butcher

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pitman. A less common occupation for the Pitman family was Butcher. The most common Pitman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Pitman's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Pitman Historical Records

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Pitman Life Expectancy

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Famous Pitman Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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