Pittinger Family History

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Pittinger Name Meaning

German: perhaps a variant of Pettinger, a habitational name from any of several Bavarian places called Petting or Pötting, or possibly a variant of Budinger.

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

Similar surnames: Pettinger, Bittinger, Pottinger, Hittinger, Gittinger, Kittinger

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Pittinger Family Origin

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Pittinger Family Occupations

What did your Pittinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pittinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Pittinger's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pittinger. A less common occupation for the Pittinger family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Pittinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Pittinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pittinger 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 287 immigration records available for the last name Pittinger. 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 Pittinger. For the veterans among your Pittinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pittinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Pittinger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pittinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Pittinger in 1962 was 83, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pittinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pittinger 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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