Pettee Family History

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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?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pettee family was Sailor. 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.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Sailor

    5%

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.

Pettee Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pettee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pettee census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Pettee

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pettee. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pettee. For the veterans among your Pettee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pettee Life Expectancy

What is the average Pettee lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pettee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Pettee in 1962 was 77, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pettee

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pettee 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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