Kurz Family History

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Kurz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Kurtz.

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


Similar surnames: Kurtz, Kurk, Kunz, Wurz, Kuhn, Kurr, Kuri, Turk, Kaz, Merz

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Kurz Family Origin

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Kurz Family Occupations

What did your Kurz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kurz. The most common Kurz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Kurz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kurz family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Shoe Maker

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Kurz Historical Records

What Kurz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kurz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kurz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Kurz

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kurz. 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 Kurz. For the veterans among your Kurz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kurz Life Expectancy

What is the average Kurz lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Kurz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kurz in 1950 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kurz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kurz 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.

Famous Kurz Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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