Spitzer Family History

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Spitzer Name Meaning

German: derivative of Spitz, the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. Jewish (Ashkenazic): origin uncertain; possibly from Spitz.

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


Similar surnames: Spritzer, Sitzer, Spitzner, Pitter, Stitzer, Pitzer, Seltzer, Spiller

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Spitzer Family Origin

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Spitzer Family Occupations

What did your Spitzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Spitzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Spitzer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spitzer. A less common occupation for the Spitzer family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Spitzer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Spitzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Spitzer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Spitzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Spitzer in 1950 was 38, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spitzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spitzer 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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