Mitts Family History

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Mitts Name Meaning

Probably an American form of Dutch De Mits, an occupational name from Middle Dutch mets(e) ‘bricklayer’. The name is recorded in England in the 19th century. Alternatively, perhaps, it may be an Americanized spelling of Jewish Mitz.

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

Similar surnames: Kitts, Witts, Fitts, Motte, Motto, Catts, Mis, Pitts, Mitter, Ritts

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Mitts Family Origin

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Mitts Family Occupations

What did your Mitts ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carpenter and Foreman Waterman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mitts. A less common occupation for the Mitts family was Formerly Dressmaker. The most common Mitts occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 33% of Mitts's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Foreman Waterman

  • Formerly Dressmaker


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

Mitts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Mitts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mitts 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 627 immigration records available for the last name Mitts. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mitts. For the veterans among your Mitts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mitts Life Expectancy

What is the average Mitts lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Mitts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mitts in 1949 was 41, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mitts 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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