Kitz Family History

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Kitz Name Meaning

from the Austrian dialect word Kitz ‘kid’, ‘fawn’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who raised or tended goats. from a German personal name beginning with Gid-, cognate with Anglo-Saxon gidd ‘song’.

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


Similar surnames: Kritz, Kotz, Kitt, Bitz, Kutz, Fitz, Ketz, Sitz, Pitz, Hitz

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Kitz Family Origin

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Kitz Family Occupations

What did your Kitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Kitz's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Trunk Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kitz. A less common occupation for the Kitz family was Clerk In Wine Store.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Trunk Maker

    11%
  • Clerk In Wine Store

    6%

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

Kitz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Kitz lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Kitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Kitz in 1942 was 31, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kitz 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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