Kantrowitz Family History

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Kantrowitz Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): Germanized spelling of a Slavic patronymic meaning ‘son of the cantor’ (see Kantor 2).

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


Similar surnames: Jacobowitz, Kaplowitz, Aronowitz, Mendlowitz, Meyerowitz, Janowitz

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Kantrowitz Family Origin

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Kantrowitz Family Occupations

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  • Book Seller

    13%
  • Broker

    13%
  • Cigar Maker

    13%
  • Coal Broker

    13%

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In 1880, Book Seller, Broker and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kantrowitz. The most common Kantrowitz occupation in the USA was Book Seller. 13% of Kantrowitz's were Book Sellers. A less common occupation for the Kantrowitz family was Coal Broker.

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Kantrowitz Historical Records

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Kantrowitz Life Expectancy

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Famous Kantrowitz Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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