Davitt Family History

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Davitt Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McDavitt.

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

Similar surnames: Cavitt, Devitt, Savitt, Mavity, Gavitt, Davin, Darity, Davie, Davino

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Davitt Family Origin

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Davitt Family Occupations

What did your Davitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Lumber Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Davitt. The most common Davitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Davitt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Davitt family was Stone Mason.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Lumber Merchant

  • Stone Mason


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Davitt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Davitt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Davitt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Davitt. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Davitt. For the veterans among your Davitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Davitt Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Davitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Davitt in 1948 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Davitt ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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