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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

What did your Mitz ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Barber

    4%

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

Mitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mitz 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Mitz. 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 Mitz. For the veterans among your Mitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Mitz lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mitz 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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