Spitz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Spitz ‘point’, a topographic name for someone who lived by a pointed hill or by a field with an acute angle, or a habitational name from any of the numerous minor places throughout Germany named with this word. As a Jewish name it is mainly ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Spetz, Britz, Beitz, Pitz, Bitz, Spatz, Opitz, Sitz, Fitz, Seitz

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Spitz Family Origin

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Spitz Family Occupations

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  • Merchant

    50%
  • Watchmaker Master

    50%

In 1881, the most common Spitz occupation in the UK was Merchant. 50% of Spitz's were Merchants. Merchant and Watchmaker Master were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Spitz.

Source: Census data for Spitz | Data not to scale

Spitz Historical Records

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Spitz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Spitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Spitz in 1944 was 33, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spitz

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