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Sitzmann Name Meaning

South German: elaborated form of Sitz with the addition of Middle High German man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Siekmann, Wittmann, Hitzemann, Salzmann, Kritzman, Ritzman, Zitzmann

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Where is the Sitzmann family from?

You can see how Sitzmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sitzmann family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Sitzmann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 16 Sitzmann families living in New York. This was about 53% of all the recorded Sitzmann's in USA. New York had the highest population of Sitzmann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sitzmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sitzmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sitzmann. 40% of Sitzmann men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Sitzmann women worked as a Housewife. .

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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
  • Farming
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
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What Sitzmann family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 811 census records available for the last name Sitzmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sitzmann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 323 immigration records available for the last name Sitzmann. 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 742 military records available for the last name Sitzmann. For the veterans among your Sitzmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sitzmann lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Sitzmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Sitzmann in 1962 was 58, and 84 in 2003.

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