Hitt Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hütt (see Huett). German: occupational name in Westphalia for a goat dealer, from dialect hitte ‘goat’. English (Devon): unexplained.

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

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Hitt Family Origin

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Hitt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Hitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Hitt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hitt family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hitt.

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Hitt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Hitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hitt in 1942 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hitt

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