Pettit Family History
Pettit Surname History
This page is a hub for a detailed history of the Pettit surname, Pettit etymology, and history of people with the Pettit name. Pettit family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars can be pieced together by Pettit family members. The last name Pettit is an old heredity that has migrated all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Pettit has spread, it has changed making its origin challenging to unearth.
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The evolution of Pettit starts with the origins of thesurname. Even in the early generations of a name there are different spellings of that name simply because family names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
It was common for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families moved between countries and languages, the Pettit name may have changed with them. Pettit families have travelled around the world all throughout history.
Pettit country of origin
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The nationality of Pettit is often complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Pettit may be in dispute based on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Meaning of the last name Pettit
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The meaning of Pettit come may come from a craft, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Many of these trade-based last names may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is good to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Pettit originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these names relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".
- Evelyn Irene Pettit 1917 - ?
- Mary Ann Pettit 1868 - ?
- Clarence W. Pettit 1906 - ?
- Violet Pettit 1918 - ?
- Effie M Pettit 1892 - ?
- Capt. William Pettit
- Hannah Pettit 1765 - ?
- George W. Pettit 1872 - ?
- Lillie Mae Pettit Elliott 1886 - ?
- Benjamin Pettit 1769 - ?
- Mary Pettit 1767 - 1769
- Ida Alice PETTIT
- James T. Pettit
- Nathan Pettit 1771 - ?
- Sadie Pettit 1912 - ?
- Betty Pettit 1925 - ?
- David Pettit 1805 - 1825
- Melvin Pettit 1912 - ?
- Harriet Pettit 1810 - 1878
- Elizabeth Finch Pettit 1669 - 1720
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Famous people named Pettit
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Pettit
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Pettit. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Pettit spelling variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Pettit were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Pettit. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Pettit family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Pettit transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages across time.