Mitts Name Meaning

Probably an American form of Dutch De Mits, an occupational name from Middle Dutch mets(e) ‘bricklayer’. The name is recorded in England in the 19th century. Alternatively, perhaps, it may be an Americanized spelling of Jewish Mitz.

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


Similar surnames: Kitts, Witts, Fitts, Motte, Motto, Catts, Mis, Pitts, Mitter, Ritts

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Mitts Family Origin

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Mitts Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    50%
  • Farmer

    30%
  • Labourer

    10%
  • Marble Polisher

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mitts family was Marble Polisher. Farm Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mitts. The most common Mitts occupation in Canada was Farm Labourer. 50% of Mitts's were Farm Labourers.

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Between 1949 and 2004, Mitts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mitts in 1949 was 41, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mitts

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