Nitz Family History

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Nitz Name Meaning

German (under Slavic influence): from a pet form of the personal name Nikolaus (see Nicholas).

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


Similar surnames: Neitz, Fitz, Pitz, Hitz, Nitzel, Ritz, Notz, Sitz, Kitz, Witz

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Nitz Family Origin

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Nitz Family Occupations

What did your Nitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nitz occupation in the USA was Laborer. 28% of Nitz's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nitz. A less common occupation for the Nitz family was Bakery Store.

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  • Laborer

    28%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Bakery Store

    4%

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

Nitz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Nitz lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Nitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Nitz in 1949 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nitz 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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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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