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Kertesz Name Meaning

Hungarian (Kertész) and Jewish (from Hungary): occupational name for a gardener, kertész, from kert ‘garden’, a derivative of one of three Hungarian verbs kerül ‘to go around or avoid’, kerít ‘to encircle’, or kering ‘to go around in circles’.

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


Similar surnames: Kertes, Kerekes, Keitel, Ferenz, Kertz, Kelter, Ketz, Peretz, Berte

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Kertesz Family Origin

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Kertesz Family Occupations

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Kertesz Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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

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Kertesz Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kertesz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kertesz in 1961 was 67, and 82 in 2004.

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