Katzenberg Family History

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Katzenberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from places in Hesse and Saxony (see Katzenberger). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental elaboration of Katz, from German Katze ‘cat’ + Berg ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Wattenberg, Kallenberg, Katzenberger, Guttenberg, Kronenberg

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Katzenberg Family Origin

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Katzenberg Family Occupations

What did your Katzenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher, Cutter and Drygoods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Katzenberg. A less common occupation for the Katzenberg family was Fancy Goods. The most common Katzenberg occupation in the USA was Butcher. 8% of Katzenberg's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

    8%
  • Cutter

    8%
  • Drygoods Merchant

    8%
  • Fancy Goods

    8%

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

Katzenberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Katzenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Katzenberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Katzenberg

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Katzenberg. 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 Katzenberg. For the veterans among your Katzenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Katzenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Katzenberg lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Katzenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Katzenberg in 1960 was 52, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Katzenberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Katzenberg 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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