Fitzner Family History

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Fitzner Name Meaning

from Middle High German pfütze ‘puddle’ (Latin puteus ‘well’), hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a pond. See also Pfitzer. German: from the southern form of the personal name Vincenz (see Vincent).

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

Similar surnames: Fitzer, Pfitzer, Fetzer, Pitzer, Metzner, Finner, Rittner, Sitzer

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Fitzner Family Origin

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Fitzner Family Occupations

What did your Fitzner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fitzner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Fitzner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fitzner family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Architect and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fitzner.

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  • Farmer

  • Architect

  • Barber

  • Blacksmith


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Fitzner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fitzner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fitzner 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 677 immigration records available for the last name Fitzner. 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 983 military records available for the last name Fitzner. For the veterans among your Fitzner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fitzner Life Expectancy

What is the average Fitzner lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Fitzner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Fitzner in 1961 was 72, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fitzner 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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