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Pettee Name Meaning

Americanized form of English Petty or French Petit.

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


Similar surnames: Pettey, Petee, Pattee, Jette, Better, Pett, Petty, Petre, Portee

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Pettee Family Origin

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Pettee Family Occupations

What did your Pettee ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Sailor

    5%

In 1880, the most common Pettee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Pettee's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pettee. A less common occupation for the Pettee family was Sailor.

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Pettee Historical Records

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Pettee Life Expectancy

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