Bitz Name Meaning

probably from a topographic name for someone living near an enclosure, i.e. a fenced plot such as an orchard, from Middle High German bizune ‘enclosure’. habitational name from a place named with this word, in particular one near Balingen, Württemberg. Americanized spelling of Bütz(e) (see Butz 2).

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


Similar surnames: Butz, Beitz, Britz, Fitz, Bitzer, Sitz, Biltz, Kitz, Abitz, Pitz

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Bitz Family Origin

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Bitz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Saloon Keeper

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bitz family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bitz. The most common Bitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Bitz's were Farmers.

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Between 1946 and 2004, Bitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bitz in 1946 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bitz

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