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Splitt Name Meaning

North German: metonymic occupational name for someone who split wood, for example for shingles, from Middle Low German split ‘split piece of wood’, ‘shingle’.

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


Similar surnames: Plitt, Slott, Platt, Plate, Spieth, Spott, Schlitt, Pitt, Spitz

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Splitt Family Origin

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Splitt Family Occupations

What did your Splitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Laborer On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Splitt. The most common Splitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Splitt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Splitt family was R. R. Workman.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Laborer On Farm

    13%
  • R. R. Workman

    13%

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

Splitt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Splitt Life Expectancy

What is the average Splitt lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Splitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Splitt in 1952 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Splitt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Splitt 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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