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Pettaway Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English Pittaway, which is probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place named with Old English pytt ‘pit’, ‘hollow’ + weg ‘path’.

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

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Pettaway Family Origin

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Pettaway Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Farm Laborer

    18%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Driver

    9%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pettaway family was Driver. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pettaway. The most common Pettaway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Pettaway's were Farmers.

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Pettaway Historical Records

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Pettaway Life Expectancy

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