Bitter Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Bitter Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from Dutch or German bitter ‘harsh’, ‘bitter’, hence a nickname for a sour, embittered, or severe person. German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German bitten ‘to bid’, hence a nickname or occupational name for a bidder, broker, the municipal alms collector, or a suitor. Compare Bitner. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from 2.

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


Similar surnames: Bitler, Gitter, Ritter, Butter, Bither, Witter, Bittel, Mitter

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Bitter Family Origin

Where is the Bitter family from?

SHOW MORE

Bitter Family Occupations

What did your Bitter ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bitter ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Bullion Merchant (Broker)

    25%
  • Gold Refiner

    25%
  • Solicitor

    25%
  • Teacher Of Languages

    25%

In 1881, the most common Bitter occupation in the UK was Bullion Merchant (Broker). 25% of Bitter's were Bullion Merchant (Broker)s. A less common occupation for the Bitter family was Teacher Of Languages. Bullion Merchant (Broker), Gold Refiner and Solicitor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bitter.

Source: Census data for Bitter | Data not to scale

Bitter Historical Records

What Bitter family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Bitter ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Bitter

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Bitter Life Expectancy

What is the average Bitter lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bitter ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Bitter Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Look up another name