Heitz Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: from a dialect variation of the personal name Heinz.

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


Similar surnames: Reitz, Beitz, Seitz, Hertz, Keitz, Heinz, Heit, Weitz, Hitz, Hentz

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Heitz Family Origin

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Heitz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Stone Mason

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Heitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Heitz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heitz family was Stone Mason. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heitz.

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Heitz Historical Records

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Heitz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Heitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Heitz in 1940 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heitz

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