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Pitz Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of the personal name Petrus (see Peter ). German: in some central areas of Germany a topographic name from putze pütte Middle Low German putte ‘puddle pool’. South German: southern variant of Butz a pet form of the personal name Burkhard (see Burkhardt ).

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

Similar surnames: Petz, Fitz, Patz, Ritz, Apitz, Putz, Pritz, Pietz, Sitz, Artz

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Where is the Pitz family from?

You can see how Pitz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pitz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Pitz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Pitz families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 57% of all the recorded Pitz's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Pitz families in 1911.
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What did your Pitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Pitz. 100% of Pitz men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pitz. 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 Pitz. For the veterans among your Pitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pitz lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pitz in 1954 was 66, and 84 in 2004.

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