Pettys Family History

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Pettys Name Meaning

Variant of English and Irish Petty.

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


Similar surnames: Petty, Pettus, Gettys, Petts, Pettey, Pettis, Pitts, Pettay, Pettit

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Pettys Family Origin

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Pettys Family Occupations

What did your Pettys ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pettys family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pettys. The most common Pettys occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Pettys's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

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

Pettys Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Pettys Life Expectancy

What is the average Pettys lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Pettys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Pettys in 1946 was 36, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pettys

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pettys 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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