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Petitt Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Petit.

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

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Petitt Family Origin

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Petitt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Cooper

    3%

In 1880, the most common Petitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Petitt's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Petitt. A less common occupation for the Petitt family was Cooper.

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Petitt Historical Records

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Petitt Life Expectancy

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