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Kurtzberg Family History

Kurtzberg Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Hertzberg, Kurtzer, Kirchberg, Kutzner, Kronberg, Kornberg, Kullberg

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Where is the Kurtzberg family from?

You can see how Kurtzberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kurtzberg family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Kurtzberg families living in New York. This was about 75% of all the recorded Kurtzberg's in USA. New York had the highest population of Kurtzberg families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kurtzberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kurtzberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Milkman was the top reported job for people in the USA named Kurtzberg. 100% of Kurtzberg men worked as a Milkman. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Milkman
    100%
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What Kurtzberg family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 128 census records available for the last name Kurtzberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kurtzberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 89 immigration records available for the last name Kurtzberg. 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 Cards

There are 51 military records available for the last name Kurtzberg. For the veterans among your Kurtzberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kurtzberg lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Kurtzberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kurtzberg in 1964 was 78, and 90 in 2003.

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