Peritz Family History

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Peritz Name Meaning

Jewish: variant of Peretz.

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


Similar surnames: Peretz, Gerwitz, Kritz, Levitz, Pretz, Britz, Peris, Mertz, Panitz

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Peritz Family Origin

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Peritz Family Occupations

What did your Peritz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cap Cutter, Peddling Bags and Pedler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peritz. The most common Peritz occupation in the USA was Cap Cutter. 20% of Peritz's were Cap Cutters. A less common occupation for the Peritz family was Shoe Store.

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  • Cap Cutter

    20%
  • Peddling Bags

    20%
  • Pedler

    20%
  • Shoe Store

    20%

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

Peritz Historical Records

What Peritz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Peritz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peritz 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 Peritz

Passenger List

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

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Peritz Life Expectancy

What is the average Peritz lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Peritz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Peritz in 1953 was 48, and 84 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peritz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peritz 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 Peritz Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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