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Moritz Family History

Moritz Name Meaning
German, Dutch, Danish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Moritz, a variant of Mauritz (see Morris). Among Jews it was sometimes assumed as a surname by bearers of the personal name Moses, as the two names have some phonetic similarity.

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

192,069 Historical Documents with Moritz on Ancestry.com
76,402 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
26,674 Military Records
8,833 Immigration Records
25,928 Census and Voter Lists
54,232 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Moritz Families

  • Number of Moritz families
     51 - 100
     18 - 50
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Moritz families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Moritz families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Moritz census records

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Moritz Family Origin

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Moritz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Moritz

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Moritz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Moritz census records

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Moritz Civil War Service Records

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