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Pritz Name Meaning

East German: from a short form of the personal name Pritzlaff which is of Slavic origin. East German: habitational name from any of several places called Pritz in Mecklenburg. Germanized form of Sorbian Pryca (and possibly also of some other similar or like-sounding Slavic cognate): from the personal name Pryca derived from German Fritz . Compare Britz .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Britz, Pretz, Protz, Pitz, Kritz, Gratz, Patz, Peitz, Ritz, Bitz

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Where is the Pritz family from?

You can see how Pritz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pritz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Pritz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 8 Pritz families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 89% of all the recorded Pritz's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Pritz families in 1840.
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What did your Pritz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pritz. 22% of Pritz men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Pritz women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pritz were Farming 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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pritz. 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 938 military records available for the last name Pritz. For the veterans among your Pritz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pritz lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Pritz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pritz in 1945 was 37, and 71 in 2004.

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