Waitt Family History

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Waitt Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Waite.

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


Similar surnames: Wait, Whitt, Waite, Waits, Witt, Taitt, Evitt, Huitt, Fait, Catt

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Waitt Family Origin

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Waitt Family Occupations

What did your Waitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cabinet Maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Waitt. 4% of Waitt men worked as a Cabinet Maker and 54% of Waitt women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Waitt were Artificial Silk Spinning Foreman interpreter and Assistant Subpostmistress

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cabinet Maker
    4%
  • Police Inspector
    4%
  • Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker
    2%
  • Artificial Silk Spinning Foreman interpreter
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    54%
  • Telephonist
    4%
  • (seperated Under Agresment) Incapacitated
    2%
  • Assistant Subpostmistress
    2%

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

Waitt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Waitt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waitt 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 Waitt. 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 Waitt. For the veterans among your Waitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waitt Life Expectancy

What is the average Waitt lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Waitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Waitt in 1959 was 54, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waitt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waitt 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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