Wyatt Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Wiot, Wyot, Gyot, which derives from the Old English personal name Wigheard, composed of the elements wig ‘war’ + heard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. Under Norman influence it was also adopted as a diminutive of both Guy 1 and William.

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


Similar surnames: Myatt, Wyant, Watt, Batt, Hyatt, Pyatt, Platt, Matt, Hatt, Catt

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Wyatt Family Origin

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Wyatt Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wyatt family was Carpenter. The most common Wyatt occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Wyatt's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wyatt.

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Wyatt Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Wyatt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wyatt in 1942 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wyatt

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