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Where is the Pettit family from?
You can see how Pettit families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pettit family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pettit families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 112 Pettit families living in New York. This was about 36% of all the recorded Pettit's in USA. New York had the highest population of Pettit families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pettit surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pettit. 16% of Pettit men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Pettit women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pettit were Truck Driver and Teacher. .