Kittrell Family History

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Kittrell Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Cottrell.

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

Similar surnames: Kittell, Littrell, Cutrell, Bottrell, Littrel, Kettell, Cottrill

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Kittrell Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Kittrell name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Kittrell. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


  • Germanic Europe


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Kittrell Family Origin

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Kittrell Family Occupations

What did your Kittrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kittrell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kittrell's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kittrell. A less common occupation for the Kittrell family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer


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

Kittrell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Kittrell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kittrell 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 370 immigration records available for the last name Kittrell. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Kittrell. For the veterans among your Kittrell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kittrell Life Expectancy

What is the average Kittrell lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Kittrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kittrell in 1950 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kittrell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kittrell 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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