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Kelzer Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Kelze in Hesse, or Kelzin North Rhine-Westphalia. Variant of Gelzer (see Geltz).

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


Similar surnames: Kilzer, Selzer, Kulzer, Elzer, Koelzer, Delzer, Kelber, Belzer

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Kelzer Family Origin

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Kelzer Family Occupations

What did your Kelzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kelzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kelzer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kelzer family was Seamstress. Farmer and Harnes Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kelzer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Harnes Maker

    25%
  • Seamstress

    25%

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

Kelzer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kelzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kelzer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kelzer. 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 Kelzer. For the veterans among your Kelzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kelzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kelzer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kelzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Kelzer in 1963 was 84, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kelzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kelzer 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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