Mitz Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a maker of caps, from Yiddish mits ‘cap’.

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


Similar surnames: Metz, Netz, Mutz, Kitz, Mintz, Pilz, Meth, Britz, Mita, Artz

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Mitz Family Origin

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Mitz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Barber

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mitz. The most common Mitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Mitz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mitz family was Barber.

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Mitz Historical Records

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Mitz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Mitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mitz in 1956 was 57, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mitz

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