Bittel Family History

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Bittel Name Meaning

German (Württemberg and Swabia): occupational name for a beadle, from Middle High German bütel ‘bailiff’, ‘beadle’.

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

Similar surnames: Bitter, Kittel, Rittel, Tittel, Gitter, Bitler, Zettel, Mittel

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Bittel Family Origin

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Bittel Family Occupations

What did your Bittel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Works In Tannery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bittel. A less common occupation for the Bittel family was Blacksmith. The most common Bittel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Bittel's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Works In Tannery

  • Blacksmith


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Bittel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bittel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bittel 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 614 immigration records available for the last name Bittel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bittel. For the veterans among your Bittel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bittel Life Expectancy

What is the average Bittel lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bittel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Bittel in 1949 was 47, and 71 in 2004.

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