Pitkin Family History

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Pitkin Name Meaning

English (Bedfordshire): variant of Pipkin.

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


Similar surnames: Pipkin, Itkin, Picken, Pitmon, Pitman, Pippin, Etkin, Perkin, Siskin

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Pitkin Family Origin

Where is the Pitkin family from?

Pitkin Family Occupations

What did your Pitkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pitkin family was Clergyman. The most common Pitkin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Pitkin's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pitkin.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Clergyman

    2%

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

Pitkin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Pitkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Pitkin lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pitkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pitkin in 1954 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pitkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pitkin 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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