Blitz Family History

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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

What did your Blitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, At School and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Blitz. 50% of Blitz men worked as an At School and 75% of Blitz women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blitz were Agent (textile) and Dress Machinist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • At School
  • Agent (textile)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Dress Machinist

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

Blitz Historical Records

What Blitz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Blitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blitz 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Blitz. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Blitz. For the veterans among your Blitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Blitz lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blitz 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.

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