Blitz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Blitz(er) ‘lightning’ (Middle High German blicze), presumably a nickname for a fast mover.

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


Similar surnames: Beitz, Britz, Platz, Klotz, Blatt, Blind, Kritz, Bitz, Boltz, Blatz

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Blitz Family Origin

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Blitz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blitz. The most common Blitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Blitz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Blitz family was Keeping House.

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Blitz Historical Records

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Blitz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Blitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Blitz in 1953 was 47, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blitz

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