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Mitter Name Meaning

German (Bavaria): topographic name for someone who lived on or owned a property that was in the middle between two or more others, especially if the others were both held by men with the same personal name (for example, Mitter Hans), from the strong form of Middle High German mitte ‘mid’, ‘middle’. Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Arora) and Sikh name from Sanskrit mitra ‘friend’.

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


Similar surnames: Gitter, Mittler, Matter, Ritter, Gmitter, Mittel, Motter, Witter

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Mitter Family Origin

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Mitter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farm Hand

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Mitter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Mitter's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Hand and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mitter. A less common occupation for the Mitter family was Carpenter.

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Mitter Historical Records

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Mitter Life Expectancy

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