Pitt Family History

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Pitt Name Meaning

English: from Middle English pytte, pitte ‘pit’, ‘hollow’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a pit or hollow, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Pitt in Hampshire.

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

Similar surnames: Pott, Ritt, Kitt, Bitz, Witt, Fitt, Pett, Pust, Pitta, Ping

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Pitt Family Origin

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Pitt Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pitt. 17% of Pitt men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Pitt women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pitt were Truck Driver and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Laborer
  • Cook
  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Pitt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 179,000 census records available for the last name Pitt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pitt 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 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Pitt. 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 22,000 military records available for the last name Pitt. For the veterans among your Pitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pitt Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Pitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Pitt in 1941 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

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