Kottwitz Family History

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Kottwitz Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Katowice (German Kottwitz) in Silesia.

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


Similar surnames: Koblitz, Lowitz, Kotz, Klitz, Koetting, Kritz, Goerlitz, Gottlieb

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Kottwitz Family Origin

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Kottwitz Family Occupations

What did your Kottwitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Com. Mcht. and Dry Goods Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kottwitz. A less common occupation for the Kottwitz family was Dry Goods Dealer. The most common Kottwitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kottwitz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Com. Mcht.

    17%
  • Dry Goods Clerk

    17%
  • Dry Goods Dealer

    17%

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

Kottwitz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kottwitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Kottwitz lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kottwitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kottwitz in 1958 was 63, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kottwitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kottwitz 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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