Bittner Family History

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Bittner Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Buettner.

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

Similar surnames: Bitner, Pittner, Bitter, Buttner, Rittner, Bettner, Huttner, Biener

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Bittner Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bittner name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Bittner Family Origin

Where is the Bittner family from?

Bittner Family Occupations

What did your Bittner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bittner. The most common Bittner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Bittner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bittner family was Retired Farmer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Retired Farmer


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

Bittner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Bittner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bittner 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Bittner. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Bittner. For the veterans among your Bittner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bittner Life Expectancy

What is the average Bittner lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bittner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bittner in 1943 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bittner 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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