Taitt Family History

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Taitt Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant of Tait.

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

Similar surnames: Taite, Tait, Tartt, Waitt, Stitt, Savitt, Twist, Truitt, Litt, Raitt

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Taitt Family Origin

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Taitt Family Occupations

What did your Taitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Taitt occupation in the UK was Boot Maker & Coal Agent. 33% of Taitt's were Boot Maker & Coal Agents. A less common occupation for the Taitt family was Spirite Merchants Ass.. Boot Maker & Coal Agent and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Taitt.

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  • Boot Maker & Coal Agent

  • Farmer

  • Spirite Merchants Ass.


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

Taitt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Taitt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taitt 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 Taitt. 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 455 military records available for the last name Taitt. For the veterans among your Taitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Taitt Life Expectancy

What is the average Taitt lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Taitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Taitt in 1951 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Taitt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Taitt 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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