Sitzer Family History

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Sitzer Name Meaning

German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German siz ‘seat’, ‘domicile’ (see Sitz). Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Yiddish zitsn ‘to sit’, possibly applied as a nickname for a stallholder in a marketplace, or else for someone who spent most of his time in study.

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

Similar surnames: Setzer, Fitzer, Stitzer, Spitzer, Pitzer, Stier, Smetzer, Butzer

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Sitzer Family Origin

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Sitzer Family Occupations

What did your Sitzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sitzer family was Dresser Tender. Farmer, Farm Labor and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sitzer. The most common Sitzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Sitzer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Labor

  • Carpenter

  • Dresser Tender


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

Sitzer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sitzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sitzer 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 433 immigration records available for the last name Sitzer. 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 675 military records available for the last name Sitzer. For the veterans among your Sitzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sitzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Sitzer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Sitzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sitzer in 1961 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sitzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sitzer 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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