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Greitzer Name Meaning

ornamental name from Yiddish graytser ‘kreuzer’, the old Austro-Hungarian unit of currency. metonymic occupational name from Yiddish graytser ‘corkscrew’.

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


Similar surnames: Kreiter, Kreutzer, Gritter, Kretzer, Kreitner, Reiter, Kritzer

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Greitzer Family Origin

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Greitzer Family Occupations

What did your Greitzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter and Cooper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Greitzer. A less common occupation for the Greitzer family was Laborer. The most common Greitzer occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Greitzer's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Cooper

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Greitzer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Greitzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Greitzer lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Greitzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Greitzer in 1953 was 77, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greitzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greitzer 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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