Kreutz Family History

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Kreutz Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived near a cross set up by the roadside, in a marketplace, or as a field or boundary marker, from Middle High German kriuz(e) ‘cross’.

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


Similar surnames: Kreutzer, Kreuter, Kertz, Klutz, Kreitz, Kretz, Krenz, Kreul, Ketz

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Kreutz Family Origin

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Kreutz Family Occupations

What did your Kreutz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kreutz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Kreutz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kreutz family was Carpenter. Farmer, Tailor and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kreutz.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Tailor

    15%
  • Brick Mason

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%

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

Kreutz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kreutz Life Expectancy

What is the average Kreutz lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Kreutz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kreutz in 1952 was 47, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kreutz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kreutz 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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