Britz Family History

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Britz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place in Brandenburg named Britz. German: topographic name from Slavic bris ‘birch’, from which the place name is derived. German: from a vernacular form of the Celtic personal name Brixius (see Brice). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): acronymic surname from Hebrew ben rabi ‘son of …’ and the first letter of each part of a Yiddish double male personal name. See also Brill.

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

Similar surnames: Brin, Pritz, Kritz, Beitz, Britt, Bitz, Ritz, Fitz, Ratz, Blitz

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Britz Family Origin

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Britz Family Occupations

What did your Britz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Britz. 43% of Britz men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Britz women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Britz were Laborer and Income

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Commerant
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Income

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

Britz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Britz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Britz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Britz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Britz. For the veterans among your Britz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Britz Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Britz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Britz in 1958 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

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