Fitting Family History

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Fitting Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Friedrich.

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


Similar surnames: Bitting, Sittig, Gittings, Cutting, Witting, Getting, Wittig, Littig

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Fitting Family Origin

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Fitting Family Occupations

What did your Fitting ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fitting. The most common Fitting occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Fitting's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fitting family was Boarding House.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Butcher

    12%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Boarding House

    3%

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

Fitting Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fitting Life Expectancy

What is the average Fitting lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Fitting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Fitting in 1950 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fitting

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fitting 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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