Fitt Family History

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Fitt Name Meaning

English (chiefly Norfolk): nickname for a polite and amiable person, from Middle English fit ‘proper’, ‘suited’ (of uncertain origin).

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


Similar surnames: Fett, Kitt, Witt, Pitt, Fish, Fitch, Fitz, Kitts, Pott, Gatt

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Fitt Family Origin

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Fitt Family Occupations

What did your Fitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fitt family was Boot Crimper. The most common Fitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Fitt's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fitt.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Shoemaker

    10%
  • Boot Crimper

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fitt ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fitt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fitt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fitt 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fitt. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fitt. For the veterans among your Fitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fitt Life Expectancy

What is the average Fitt lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Fitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Fitt in 1957 was 48, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fitt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fitt 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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