Citizen Family History

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Citizen Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. There is some evidence that it may be an altered form of an English patronymic, Cittison, from an unidentified personal name. Alternatively, it may be an ornamental adoption of the vocabulary word citizen as a surname by people with republican beliefs, in some cases representing an Americanized form of the French equivalent citoyen.

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


Similar surnames: Kitten, Citron, Itzen, Eitzen, Laitinen, Matzen, Fithen, Nitzel

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Citizen Family Origin

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Citizen Family Occupations

What did your Citizen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Citizen occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Citizen's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Citizen family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Citizen.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Citizen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Citizen Life Expectancy

What is the average Citizen lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Citizen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Citizen in 1958 was 50, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Citizen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Citizen 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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