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Kautzer Family History

Kautzer Name Meaning

German: variant of Kautz. German: perhaps a habitational name for someone from Kautzsch near Leipzig or from Gautzsch near Dresden.

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


Similar surnames: Katzer, Kutzer, Kanter, Kretzer, Kulzer, Kreutzer, Kutner, Sauter

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Where is the Kautzer family from?

You can see how Kautzer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kautzer family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kautzer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 24 Kautzer families living in Wisconsin. This was about 77% of all the recorded Kautzer's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Kautzer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kautzer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kautzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Kautzer. 48% of Kautzer men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    48%
  • Laborer
    43%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
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What Kautzer family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 850 census records available for the last name Kautzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kautzer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 40 immigration records available for the last name Kautzer. 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 Cards

There are 127 military records available for the last name Kautzer. For the veterans among your Kautzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kautzer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kautzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kautzer in 1957 was 47, and 84 in 2004.

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