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Babbitt Name Meaning

from the personal name Babot, a medieval pet form of Barbara, or Bobet, a pet form of Robert. Alternatively, perhaps, a nickname from Middle English dialect babbit ‘baby’.

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

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Babbitt Family Origin

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Babbitt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Babbitt. A less common occupation for the Babbitt family was Carpenter. The most common Babbitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Babbitt's were Farmers.

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Babbitt Life Expectancy

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