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Armitage Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English, Old French (h)ermitage ‘hermitage’ (a derivative of Old French (h)ermite ‘hermit’), or a habitational name from a place named with this word. The name is very common in Yorkshire, where it has been traced to Hermitage Bridge, a locality in Almondbury, near Huddersfield.

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


Similar surnames: Arata, Arriaga, Heritage, Akridge, Harnage, Freitag, Artale, Prestage

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Armitage Family Origin

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Armitage Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    1%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Armitage family was Blacksmith. The most common Armitage occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Armitage's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Armitage.

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Armitage Historical Records

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Armitage Life Expectancy

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