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Pitz Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of the personal name Petrus (see Peter). South German: southern variant of Butz, a pet form of the personal name Burkhard (see Burkhardt).

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


Similar surnames: Petz, Fitz, Patz, Ritz, Apitz, Putz, Pritz, Pietz, Sitz, Artz

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Pitz Family Origin

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Pitz Family Occupations

What did your Pitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pitz family was Laborer. The most common Pitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Pitz's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pitz.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Baker

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Pitz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Pitz lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pitz in 1954 was 66, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pitz 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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