Pettie Family History

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Pettie Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Petit.

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


Similar surnames: Pettit, Petree, Pattie, Petrie, Beattie, Pettitt, Beatie, Pettey

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Pettie Family Origin

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Pettie Family Occupations

What did your Pettie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pettie. A less common occupation for the Pettie family was Painter. The most common Pettie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Pettie's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Painter

    3%

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

Pettie Historical Records

What Pettie family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pettie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pettie 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 Pettie

Passenger List

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

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Pettie Life Expectancy

What is the average Pettie lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pettie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Pettie in 1954 was 31, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pettie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pettie 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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