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Bitter Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from Dutch or German bitter ‘harsh’, ‘bitter’, hence a nickname for a sour, embittered, or severe person. German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German bitten ‘to bid’, hence a nickname or occupational name for a bidder, broker, the municipal alms collector, or a suitor. Compare Bitner. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from 2.

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


Similar surnames: Bitler, Gitter, Ritter, Butter, Bither, Witter, Bittel, Mitter

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Bitter Family Origin

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Bitter Family Occupations

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  • Civil Employe

    33%
  • School

    33%
  • Shoemaker

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bitter family was Shoemaker. The most common Bitter occupation in Canada was Civil Employe. 33% of Bitter's were Civil Employes. Civil Employe and School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bitter.

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Bitter Life Expectancy

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