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It Family History

It Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Im, Ito, In, Sit, Ip, Ji, Lu, Qiu, Yu, Ku

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Where is the It family from?

You can see how It families moved over time by selecting different census years. The It family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most It families were found in USA in 1880, USA in 1920, and Canada in 1911. In 1880 there was 1 It family living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded It's in USA. California had the highest population of It families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the It surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your It ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name It. Like a window into their day-to-day life, It census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 400 immigration records available for the last name It. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 576 military records available for the last name It. For the veterans among your It ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average It lifespan?

Average It life expectancy in 1987 was 47 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 73.

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