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Bittenbender Family History

Bittenbender Name Meaning
Altered form of German Bittenbinder, an occupational name for a cooper, from Middle High German büte(n) ‘cask’, ‘(wine) barrel’ + binder ‘binder’ (agent derivative of binden ‘to bind’). Compare Fassbender.

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

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3,232 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
774 Military Records
179 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Bittenbender Families

  • Number of Bittenbender families
     59 - 115
     20 - 58
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bittenbender Family Origin

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Bittenbender Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bittenbender

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Bittenbender Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bittenbender census records

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Bittenbender Civil War Service Records

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