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Bitter Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from Dutch or German bitter ‘harsh’, ‘bitter’, hence a nickname for a sour, embittered, or severe person. German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German bitten ‘to bid’, hence a nickname or occupational name for a bidder, broker, the municipal alms collector, or a suitor. Compare Bitner. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from 2.

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


Similar surnames: Bitler, Gitter, Ritter, Butter, Bither, Witter, Bittel, Mitter

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Bitter Family Origin

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Bitter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bitter. The most common Bitter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Bitter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bitter family was Keeping House.

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Bitter Life Expectancy

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