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Hitz Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.

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


Similar surnames: Sitz, Hotz, Pitz, Nitz, Witz, Fitz, Hils, Hritz, Lutz, Litt

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Hitz Family Origin

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Hitz Family Occupations

What did your Hitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hitz. The most common Hitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Hitz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hitz family was Machinist.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Machinist

    4%

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

Hitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hitz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hitz

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hitz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hitz. For the veterans among your Hitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Hitz lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hitz in 1957 was 61, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hitz 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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