Peitz Family History

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Peitz Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named near Cottbus.

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


Similar surnames: Zeitz, Pritz, Reitz, Beitz, Pentz, Meitz, Seltz, Beetz, Putz, Neitz

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Peitz Family Origin

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Peitz Family Occupations

What did your Peitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Peitz family was Dry Goods Salesman. Laborer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peitz. The most common Peitz occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Peitz's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    27%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Dry Goods Salesman

    7%

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

Peitz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Peitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Peitz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Peitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Peitz in 1962 was 78, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peitz 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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