Spitz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Spitz ‘point’, a topographic name for someone who lived by a pointed hill or by a field with an acute angle, or a habitational name from any of the numerous minor places throughout Germany named with this word. As a Jewish name it is mainly ornamental.

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

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Spitz Family Origin

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Spitz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Keeps House

    3%

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

Source: Census data for Spitz | Data not to scale

Spitz Historical Records

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Spitz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Spitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Spitz in 1944 was 33, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spitz

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