Bittenbender Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Miltenberger, Eisenmenger, Einbinder, Bonenberger, Mittendorf

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Bittenbender Family Origin

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Bittenbender Family Occupations

What did your Bittenbender ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bittenbender occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Bittenbender's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bittenbender. A less common occupation for the Bittenbender family was Gentleman.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Gentleman

    4%

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

Bittenbender Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bittenbender. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bittenbender 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bittenbender. 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 Bittenbender. For the veterans among your Bittenbender ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bittenbender Life Expectancy

What is the average Bittenbender lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bittenbender life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bittenbender in 1953 was 29, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bittenbender

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