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Critzer Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Kritzer.

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

Similar surnames: Critser, Kritzer, Crotzer, Crytzer, Crigler, Critz, Crigger, Rizer

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Where is the Critzer family from?

You can see how Critzer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Critzer family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Critzer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Critzer families living in Virginia. This was about 46% of all the recorded Critzer's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Critzer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Critzer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Critzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Critzer. 37% of Critzer men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Critzer women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Critzer were Labor and Housework. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Housekeeper
  • Saleslady
  • Housework
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What Critzer family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Critzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Critzer 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 97 immigration records available for the last name Critzer. 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 Cards

There are 982 military records available for the last name Critzer. For the veterans among your Critzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Critzer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Critzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Critzer in 1944 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

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