Pittsley Family History

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Pittsley Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Pitzler, an occupational name for a mender of clothes or a cobbler, from an agent derivative of dialect bizlen ‘to bite off a little’; or perhaps a nickname for an irascible man, from the same word in the sense ‘to prickle’.

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


Similar surnames: Pasley, Kinsley, Spittle, Pitter, Pittser, Litsey, Parsley, Pinkley

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Pittsley Family Origin

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Pittsley Family Occupations

What did your Pittsley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pittsley occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Pittsley's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pittsley. A less common occupation for the Pittsley family was Shoe Bottomer.

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Works On Farm

    9%
  • Shoe Bottomer

    7%

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

Pittsley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pittsley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pittsley 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 Pittsley. 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 Pittsley. For the veterans among your Pittsley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pittsley Life Expectancy

What is the average Pittsley lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pittsley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Pittsley in 1954 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pittsley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pittsley 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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