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Kietzman Name Meaning

German (Kietzmann; found mainly in Brandenburg and eastern Germany generally): topographic name for someone living in a (fisherman’s) cottage, or (by extension) an occupational name for a fisherman, from Sorbian kyza ‘(fisherman’s) hut’. habitational name from any of the places in eastern Germany named Kietz, from Sorbian kyza ‘hut’, ‘dwelling’ (see 1 above). in Western Germany, perhaps also an occupational name for a basketmaker or for a peddler carrying a basket, from the dialect word Kieze ‘basket’.

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

Similar surnames: Kritzman, Kathman, Kleeman, Kerzman, Kitzmann, Lietzau, Krizman

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Kietzman Family Origin

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Kietzman Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kietzman. The most common Kietzman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Kietzman's were Farmers.

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Kietzman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kietzman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kietzman 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 153 immigration records available for the last name Kietzman. 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 264 military records available for the last name Kietzman. For the veterans among your Kietzman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kietzman Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kietzman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kietzman in 1962 was 67, and 80 in 2004.

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