Kitts Family History

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Kitts Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Kit (see Kitt). Perhaps also an Americanized form of German Kitz.

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


Similar surnames: Kitt, Witts, Mitts, Kitto, Gotts, Pitts, Fitts, Kilts, Witt, Kitch

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Kitts Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Kitts name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    54%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    23%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Norway

    2%

  • France

    2%

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Kitts Family Origin

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Kitts Family Occupations

What did your Kitts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kitts family was Carpenter. The most common Kitts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Kitts's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kitts.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Kitts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Kitts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kitts 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kitts. 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 Kitts. For the veterans among your Kitts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kitts Life Expectancy

What is the average Kitts lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Kitts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kitts in 1943 was 31, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kitts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kitts 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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