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Chitty Family History

Chitty Name Meaning
English: nickname from Middle English chitte ‘pup’, ‘cub’, ‘young (of an animal)’ (apparently related to Old English ci{dh} ‘shoot’, ‘sprout’).English: habitational name from a place named Chitty in the parish of Chislet, Kent, named from an Old English personal name Citta + eg ‘island’, ‘dry ground in marsh’. Possibly an Americanized form of German Schütte (see Schutte).

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

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Name Distribution of Chitty Families

  • Number of Chitty families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Chitty families
     202 - 402
     68 - 201
     1 - 67
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Chitty last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Chitty Family Origin

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Chitty Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Chitty

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Chitty Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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