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Kreitz Name Meaning

variant of Kreutz. habitational name for someone from a place called Kreitz near Neuss on the Rhine.

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


Similar surnames: Reitz, Kritz, Kreutz, Krenz, Pritz, Beitz, Fleitz, Gretz, Zeitz

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Kreitz Family Origin

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Kreitz Family Occupations

What did your Kreitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kreitz. A less common occupation for the Kreitz family was Plasterer. The most common Kreitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Kreitz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Plasterer

    5%

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

Kreitz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kreitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Kreitz lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kreitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kreitz in 1953 was 59, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kreitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kreitz 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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