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Bitner Name Meaning

Eastern German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Buettner.

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

Similar surnames: Biener, Bittner, Bitter, Blitzer, Botner, Binner, Butner, Birger

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Where is the Bitner family from?

You can see how Bitner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bitner family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Bitner families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 15 Bitner families living in Ontario. This was about 56% of all the recorded Bitner's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bitner families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bitner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bitner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Bitner. 60% of Bitner men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Farmers Son
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Bitner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bitner 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 831 immigration records available for the last name Bitner. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Bitner. For the veterans among your Bitner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bitner lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bitner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Bitner in 1944 was 27, and 78 in 2004.

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