Mitts Family History

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Mitts Name Meaning

Probably an American form of Dutch De Mits, an occupational name from Middle Dutch mets(e) ‘bricklayer’. The name is recorded in England in the 19th century. Alternatively, perhaps, it may be an Americanized spelling of Jewish Mitz.

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


Similar surnames: Kitts, Witts, Fitts, Motte, Motto, Catts, Mis, Pitts, Mitter, Ritts

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Mitts Family Origin

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Mitts Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, the most common Mitts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Mitts's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mitts family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mitts.

Source: Census data for Mitts | Data not to scale

Mitts Historical Records

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Mitts Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Mitts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mitts in 1949 was 41, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mitts

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