Weitz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a wheat grower or dealer, from Middle High German weiz(e), Yiddish veyts ‘wheat’. In some instances the Jewish name is ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Weith, Beitz, Reitz, Netz, Wein, Fleitz, Weiss, Weisz, Wentz, West

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Weitz Family Origin

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Weitz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Weitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Weitz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Weitz family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weitz.

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Weitz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Weitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Weitz in 1951 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weitz

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