Beitz Family History

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Beitz Name Meaning

German: possibly a habitational name from places in eastern Germany named Baitz or Beitzsch. South German: from Middle High German beiz ‘tanning liquid’, ‘lye’, or ‘falcon hunt’, hence an metonymic occupational name for a tanner or someone who hunted with falcons, or in some cases perhaps a derogatory nickname. variant of Beitler 2.

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

Similar surnames: Weitz, Britz, Bitz, Beltz, Blitz, Netz, Benitz, Beetz, Fleitz, Seitz

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Beitz Family Origin

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Beitz Family Occupations

What did your Beitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beitz. A less common occupation for the Beitz family was Carriage Trimmer. The most common Beitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Beitz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Baker

  • Carriage Trimmer


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Beitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Beitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beitz 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 Beitz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Beitz. For the veterans among your Beitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beitz Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Beitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Beitz in 1942 was 21, and 82 in 2004.

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