Blitz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Blitz(er) ‘lightning’ (Middle High German blicze), presumably a nickname for a fast mover.

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


Similar surnames: Beitz, Britz, Platz, Klotz, Blatt, Blind, Kritz, Bitz, Boltz, Blatz

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Blitz Family Origin

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Blitz Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Maker

    50%
  • Professor Of Legerdemain (Performer)

    17%
  • Railway Clerk

    17%
  • Traveller

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Blitz family was Traveller. Cigar Maker, Professor Of Legerdemain (Performer) and Railway Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blitz. The most common Blitz occupation in the UK was Cigar Maker. 50% of Blitz's were Cigar Makers.

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Blitz Historical Records

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Blitz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Blitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Blitz in 1953 was 47, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blitz

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