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Pettey Name Meaning

Variant of English Petty or French Petit.

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


Similar surnames: Petty, Pettay, Pettee, Petter, Pettet, Pett, Petre, Petteys, Bettes

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Pettey Family Origin

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Pettey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, the most common Pettey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Pettey's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pettey. A less common occupation for the Pettey family was Keeping House.

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Pettey Historical Records

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Pettey Life Expectancy

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