Bitz Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Bitz Name Meaning

probably from a topographic name for someone living near an enclosure, i.e. a fenced plot such as an orchard, from Middle High German bizune ‘enclosure’. habitational name from a place named with this word, in particular one near Balingen, Württemberg. Americanized spelling of Bütz(e) (see Butz 2).

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


Similar surnames: Butz, Beitz, Britz, Fitz, Bitzer, Sitz, Biltz, Kitz, Abitz, Pitz

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with a family member and we'll do the searching for you.

Bitz Family Origin

Where is the Bitz family from?

Bitz Family Occupations

What did your Bitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bitz. 25% of Bitz men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Bitz women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bitz were Salesman and Housewife

View Census data for Bitz | Data not to scale

United States shown, England data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Machinist
    7%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    18%
  • Maid
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%
  • Housewife
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bitz Historical Records

What Bitz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Bitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bitz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search UK census records for Bitz

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bitz. 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.

View all Bitz immigration records

Draft Card

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

View all Bitz military records

You've only scratched the surface of Bitz family history.

Bitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Bitz lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Bitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bitz in 1946 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bitz 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.

Famous Bitz Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED