Kritzer Family History

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Kritzer Name Meaning

South German: probably an occupational name for a coiner, from krüzer ‘kreutzer’ (the coin), a dialect variant of Kreutzer. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kretzer. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kratzer, from Yiddish kritsn ‘to scratch’.

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

Similar surnames: Kretzer, Kratzer, Kreitzer, Kritz, Kreutzer, Kriger, Critzer, Krimmer

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Kritzer Family Origin

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Kritzer Family Occupations

What did your Kritzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kritzer. The most common Kritzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Kritzer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kritzer family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Cooper

  • Laborer


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Kritzer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kritzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kritzer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kritzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kritzer in 1962 was 74, and 70 in 2004.

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