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Type Surname (from nickname)
Pronounced Pron. PET-ee(English)  [key]

Meaning & History

Derived from Norman French petit, 'small', thus a nickname for a small or insignificant individual.

In some Scottish instances of the name, Petty is a variant of Beattie.
Added 6/4/2009 by enchy
Edited 9/11/2018 by Sofia, McLeeds, Frollein Gladys and more