Kreitman Family History

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Kreitman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish krayt ‘chalk’ + man ‘man’. German (Kreitmann): variant of Krauter.

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

Similar surnames: Reitman, Breitman, Kritzman, Kreitzman, Leitman, Freidman, Kleiman

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Kreitman Family Origin

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Kreitman Family Occupations

What did your Kreitman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, butcher and Keeping H. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kreitman. A less common occupation for the Kreitman family was Keeping House. The most common Kreitman occupation in the USA was Butcher. 33% of Kreitman's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

  • Keeping H.

  • Keeping House


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

Kreitman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kreitman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kreitman 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 344 immigration records available for the last name Kreitman. 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 179 military records available for the last name Kreitman. For the veterans among your Kreitman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kreitman Life Expectancy

What is the average Kreitman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kreitman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Kreitman in 1963 was 72, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kreitman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kreitman 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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