Pettitt Family History

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Pettitt Name Meaning

English (especially southeastern): variant spelling of Petit.

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

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Pettitt Family Origin

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Pettitt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pettitt family was Farming. The most common Pettitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Pettitt's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pettitt.

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Pettitt Historical Records

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Pettitt Life Expectancy

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