Bitler Family History

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Bitler Name Meaning

German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German bitelen ‘to ask or solicit’, hence a nickname or occupational name for a suitor, a bidder, or intermediary; later it became confused with Bettler ‘beggar’ (an agent derivative of betelen ‘to beg’) and the two words were used synonymously.

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

Similar surnames: Bitter, Biller, Bither, Betler, Bieler, Bigler, Butler, Butter

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Bitler Family Origin

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Bitler Family Occupations

What did your Bitler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bitler family was Labourer. The most common Bitler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Bitler's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bitler.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Labourer


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

Bitler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bitler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bitler 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 308 immigration records available for the last name Bitler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Bitler. For the veterans among your Bitler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bitler Life Expectancy

What is the average Bitler lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bitler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bitler in 1944 was 31, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bitler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bitler 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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