Belitz Family History

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Belitz Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus and Ukraine): habitational name for someone from Belitsa in Belarus.

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


Similar surnames: Beitz, Belich, Benitz, Gerlitz, Britz, Bitz, Reitz, Dewitz, Belt

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Belitz Family Origin

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Belitz Family Occupations

What did your Belitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Belitz. 10% of Belitz men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Belitz women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Belitz were Proprietor and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Labor
    4%
  • Proprietor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    12%
  • Cook
    12%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Seamstress
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Belitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Belitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Belitz 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 566 immigration records available for the last name Belitz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 581 military records available for the last name Belitz. For the veterans among your Belitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Belitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Belitz lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Belitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Belitz in 1963 was 75, and 70 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Belitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Belitz 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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