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Blitch Name Meaning

English: variant of Bletch itself a rare variant of Bleach for which see Blatch . In some cases also an Americanized form of German Blitsch .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Blick, Beich, Bloch, Butch, Litch, Blauch, Blaich, Mitch, Burtch

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Where is the Blitch family from?

You can see how Blitch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blitch family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blitch families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Blitch family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Blitch's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Blitch families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blitch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blitch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blitch. 25% of Blitch men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Blitch women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blitch were Operator and Saleslady. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Operator

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Seamstress
  • Laborer
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Blitch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blitch 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 299 immigration records available for the last name Blitch. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Blitch. For the veterans among your Blitch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blitch lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Blitch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Blitch in 1957 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

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