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Neitz Name Meaning

German: perhaps from a Slavic pet form of the personal name Nikolaus (see Nicholas). Compare Nitz.

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


Similar surnames: Nitz, Reitz, Leitz, Seitz, Nemitz, Klitz, Heitz, Keitz, Beitz, Britz

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Where is the Neitz family from?

You can see how Neitz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neitz family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Neitz families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Neitz families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Neitz's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Neitz families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neitz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Neitz. 25% of Neitz men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Neitz women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Neitz were Manager and Housekeeper.

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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

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Manager
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    25%
  • Presser
    25%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Neitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neitz 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 272 immigration records available for the last name Neitz. 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 826 military records available for the last name Neitz. For the veterans among your Neitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neitz lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Neitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Neitz in 1956 was 60, and 75 in 2004.

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