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Kilzer Name Meaning

variant spelling of Kelzer, habitational name for someone from a place called Kilz near Serno, Saxony-Anhalt, district of Zerbst. Several field names composed with a variant, Kilitz, in an area once populated by Slavic tribes lend proof to the Slavic origin of this name. nickname for a noisy person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kelzen ‘to shout’.

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


Similar surnames: Kulzer, Kipper, Sulzer, Kolber, Kinner, Koller, Kelzer, Koelzer

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Kilzer Family Origin

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Kilzer Family Occupations

What did your Kilzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kilzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kilzer's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kilzer. A less common occupation for the Kilzer family was Miller.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Miller

    10%

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

Kilzer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kilzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kilzer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kilzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Kilzer in 1954 was 59, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kilzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kilzer 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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