Pitter Family History

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Pitter Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a pit or hollow (see Pitt) + -er, suffix denoting an inhabitant. German: variant of Peter. Jewish (from Ukraine): metonymic occupational nanme from Yiddish dialect piter ‘butter’. Compare Putterman.

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

Similar surnames: Gitter, Pitzer, Putter, Petter, Matter, Bitter, Pinter, Mitter

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Pitter Family Origin

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Pitter Family Occupations

What did your Pitter ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Clerk In Holy Orders and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Pitter. 3% of Pitter men worked as a Clerk In Holy Orders and 53% of Pitter women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pitter were Agricullural Tractor Driver and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Clerk In Holy Orders
  • General Labourer
  • A G A Cooker equipment Fitter
  • Agricullural Tractor Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant

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

Pitter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Pitter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pitter 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pitter. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pitter. For the veterans among your Pitter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pitter Life Expectancy

What is the average Pitter lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Pitter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pitter in 1966 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pitter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pitter ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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