Bitting Family History

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Bitting Name Meaning

German: possibly a habitational name from any of the places mentioned at Pittinger.

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

Similar surnames: Witting, Fitting, Metting, Bittinger, Bicking, Oetting, Bisping

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Bitting Family Origin

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Bitting Family Occupations

What did your Bitting ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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Bitting Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Bitting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bitting 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 672 immigration records available for the last name Bitting. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bitting. For the veterans among your Bitting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bitting Life Expectancy

What is the average Bitting lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bitting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Bitting in 1953 was 61, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bitting

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bitting 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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