Bitton Family History

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Bitton Name Meaning

Jewish: unexplained. English: habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire named Bitton. The place takes its name from the Boyd river, a Celtic river name of uncertain origin + Old English tun ‘settlement’, ‘farmstead’.

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

Similar surnames: Mitton, Fitton, Bilton, Ditton, Litton, Banton, Benton, Liston

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Bitton Family Origin

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Bitton Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Bitton occupation in Canada was School. 29% of Bitton's were Schools. A less common occupation for the Bitton family was Blacksmith. School, Farmer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bitton.

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  • School

  • Farmer

  • Painter

  • Blacksmith


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Bitton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bitton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bitton 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 731 immigration records available for the last name Bitton. 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 549 military records available for the last name Bitton. For the veterans among your Bitton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bitton Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bitton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Bitton in 1954 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

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