Bitner Family History

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Bitner Name Meaning

Eastern German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Buettner.

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

Similar surnames: Biener, Bittner, Bitter, Blitzer, Botner, Binner, Butner, Birger

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Bitner Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bitner name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bitner. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Bitner Family Origin

Where is the Bitner family from?

Bitner Family Occupations

What did your Bitner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bitner family was Keeping House. The most common Bitner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Bitner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bitner.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Bitner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Bitner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bitner 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 831 immigration records available for the last name Bitner. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Bitner. For the veterans among your Bitner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bitner Life Expectancy

What is the average Bitner lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bitner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Bitner in 1944 was 27, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bitner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bitner 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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