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Britz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place in Brandenburg named Britz. German: topographic name from Slavic bris ‘birch’, from which the place name is derived. German: from a vernacular form of the Celtic personal name Brixius (see Brice). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): acronymic surname from Hebrew ben rabi ‘son of …’ and the first letter of each part of a Yiddish double male personal name. See also Brill.

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


Similar surnames: Brin, Pritz, Kritz, Beitz, Britt, Bitz, Ritz, Fitz, Ratz, Blitz

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Britz Family Origin

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Britz Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Britz occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 100% of Britz's were Cabinet Makers.

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Britz Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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

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Britz Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Britz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Britz in 1958 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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