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Hites Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Heitz.

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


Similar surnames: Hines, Hite, Himes, Lites, Sites, Sitts, Hiner, Cates, Hime, Crites

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Hites Family Origin

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Hites Family Occupations

What did your Hites ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hites. 29% of Hites men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Hites women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hites were Painter and Inspector

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    27%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Painter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    19%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Housework
    14%
  • Inspector
    10%

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

Hites Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hites. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hites 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 100 immigration records available for the last name Hites. 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 Hites. For the veterans among your Hites ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hites Life Expectancy

What is the average Hites lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hites life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Hites in 1953 was 43, and 68 in 2004.

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