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Bitler Family History

Bitler Name Meaning
German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German bitelen ‘to ask or solicit’, hence a nickname or occupational name for a suitor, a bidder, or intermediary; later it became confused with Bettler ‘beggar’ (an agent derivative of betelen ‘to beg’) and the two words were used synonymously.

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

35,418 Historical Documents with Bitler on Ancestry.com
5,615 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,000 Military Records
264 Immigration Records
4,567 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Bitler Families

  • Number of Bitler families
     34 - 66
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bitler families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bitler last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bitler census records

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Bitler Family Origin

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Bitler Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bitler

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Bitler Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bitler census records

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Bitler Civil War Service Records

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