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The nationality of Pettit may be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Pettit may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name came about naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Pettit Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Pettit come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based family names can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Pettit are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these family names relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Pettit were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were written in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Pettit. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Pettit surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Pettit change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and languages over the years.

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