Pitts Family History

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Pitts Name Meaning

English: variant of Pitt. Americanized spelling of German Pitz.

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

Similar surnames: Pritts, Witts, Kitts, Sitts, Fitts, Catts, Pitt, Mitts, Petts, Lints

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Pitts Family Origin

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Pitts Family Occupations

What did your Pitts ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Pitts. 10% of Pitts men worked as a General Labourer and 72% of Pitts women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pitts were Farmer and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Painter decorator
  • Builders Labourer
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated

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

Pitts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 229,000 census records available for the last name Pitts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pitts 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 29,000 immigration records available for the last name Pitts. 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 49,000 military records available for the last name Pitts. For the veterans among your Pitts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pitts Life Expectancy

What is the average Pitts lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Pitts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pitts in 1940 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

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