Pettit Family History

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Pettit Name Meaning

English (especially southeastern): variant spelling of Petit.

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

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Pettit Family Origin

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Pettit Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

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Pettit Historical Records

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Pettit Life Expectancy

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