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Bither Surname Meaning

Altered form of Scottish Boyter .

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


Similar surnames: Bitler, Bitter, Fitzer, Bitar, Eicher, Bacher, Butzer, Bieber, Butner

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Where is the Bither family from?

You can see how Bither families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bither family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Bither families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 11 Bither families living in London. This was about 34% of all the recorded Bither's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Bither families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bither surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bither ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and House Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bither. 28% of Bither men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Bither women worked as a House Keeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bither were Wpa Laborer and Stenographer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Machinist
    11%
  • Wpa Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • House Keeper
    40%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bither. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bither census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 157 immigration records available for the last name Bither. 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 Cards

There are 382 military records available for the last name Bither. For the veterans among your Bither ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bither lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Bither life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Bither in 1942 was 26, and 81 in 2004.

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