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Kreitz Family History

Kreitz Name Meaning
variant of Kreutz.habitational name for someone from a place called Kreitz near Neuss on the Rhine.

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

30,202 Historical Documents with Kreitz on Ancestry.com
13,520 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,038 Military Records
494 Immigration Records
3,971 Census and Voter Lists
11,179 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kreitz Families

  • Number of Kreitz families
     27 - 51
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kreitz last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kreitz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kreitz census records

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Kreitz Family Origin

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Kreitz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Kreitz families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Kreitz

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Kreitz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kreitz census records

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Kreitz Civil War Service Records

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