Fitts Family History

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Fitts Name Meaning

English: most probably a patronymic from Fitt, or perhaps a variant spelling of Fitz.

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


Similar surnames: Witts, Mitts, Kitts, Pitts, Litts, Catts, Ritts, Lotts, Vitti, Fitz

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Fitts Family Origin

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Fitts Family Occupations

What did your Fitts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fitts family was Laborer. The most common Fitts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Fitts's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fitts.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Fitts Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fitts Life Expectancy

What is the average Fitts lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Fitts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fitts in 1943 was 46, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fitts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fitts 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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