Zavitz Family History

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Zavitz Name Meaning

German: Probably an altered form of Zewitz, a habitational name from a place so called in eastern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Ravitz, Zaitz, Kanitz, Damitz, Zeitz, Abitz, Britz, Apitz, Savich

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Zavitz Family Origin

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Zavitz Family Occupations

What did your Zavitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zavitz occupation in the USA was Carpenter & Joiner. 33% of Zavitz's were Carpenter & Joiners. A less common occupation for the Zavitz family was House Carpenter. Carpenter & Joiner and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zavitz.

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  • Carpenter & Joiner

    33%
  • Farm Laborer

    33%
  • House Carpenter

    33%

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

Zavitz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Zavitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Zavitz lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Zavitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Zavitz in 1960 was 54, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zavitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zavitz 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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