Hitsman Family History

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Hitsman Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Hitzmann, a variant of Hitzemann.

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

Similar surnames: Hitesman, Witman, Hirshman, Kitzman, Dittman, Ditman, Hersman

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Hitsman Family Origin

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Hitsman Family Occupations

What did your Hitsman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hitsman. The most common Hitsman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Hitsman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hitsman family was Gardening.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Hand

  • Gardening


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

Hitsman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hitsman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hitsman 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 75 immigration records available for the last name Hitsman. 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 284 military records available for the last name Hitsman. For the veterans among your Hitsman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hitsman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hitsman lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hitsman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hitsman in 1959 was 21, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hitsman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hitsman 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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