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Sitzer Family History

Sitzer Name Meaning
German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German siz ‘seat’, ‘domicile’ (see Sitz).Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Yiddish zitsn ‘to sit’, possibly applied as a nickname for a stallholder in a marketplace, or else for someone who spent most of his time in study.

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

14,171 Historical Documents with Sitzer on Ancestry.com
2,436 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
644 Military Records
406 Immigration Records
4,478 Census and Voter Lists
6,207 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sitzer Families

  • Number of Sitzer families
     23 - 43
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sitzer census records

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Sitzer Family Origin

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Sitzer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Sitzer

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Sitzer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sitzer census records

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Sitzer Civil War Service Records

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