Britz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place in Brandenburg named Britz. German: topographic name from Slavic bris ‘birch’, from which the place name is derived. German: from a vernacular form of the Celtic personal name Brixius (see Brice). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): acronymic surname from Hebrew ben rabi ‘son of …’ and the first letter of each part of a Yiddish double male personal name. See also Brill.

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


Similar surnames: Brin, Pritz, Kritz, Beitz, Britt, Bitz, Ritz, Fitz, Ratz, Blitz

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Britz Family Origin

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Britz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    2%
  • Boiler-Smith

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Britz family was Boiler-Smith. The most common Britz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Britz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Britz.

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Britz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Britz in 1958 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Britz

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