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Kratzer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational nickname for a wool carder or a barber from an agent derivative of Middle High German, German kratzen, Yiddish kratsn ‘to scratch’. patronymic from Kratz 1. German: patronymic from Kratz.

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


Similar surnames: Kretzer, Kritzer, Kramer, Katzer, Kreutzer, Krauser, Krauter, Kater

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Kratzer Family Origin

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Kratzer Family Occupations

What did your Kratzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kratzer. A less common occupation for the Kratzer family was Farm Laborer. The most common Kratzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Kratzer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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Kratzer Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Kratzer ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Kratzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kratzer lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, Kratzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kratzer in 1946 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

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