Fitzer Family History

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Fitzer Name Meaning

occupational name for a weaver (of ornate patterns), from an agent derivative of Middle High German vitzen. Americanized spelling of Pfitzer.

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

Similar surnames: Fetzer, Sitzer, Fitzner, Filer, Bither, Pitzer, Pfitzer, Ficker

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Fitzer Family Origin

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Fitzer Family Occupations

What did your Fitzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fitzer. The most common Fitzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Fitzer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fitzer family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fitzer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fitzer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Fitzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fitzer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 973 immigration records available for the last name Fitzer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fitzer. For the veterans among your Fitzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fitzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Fitzer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Fitzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fitzer in 1960 was 33, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fitzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fitzer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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