Kaplowitz Family History

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Kaplowitz Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): Germanized spelling of the Polish-Jewish surname Kaplowicz, a patronymic from the personal name Kapel.

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


Similar surnames: Koplowitz, Jacobowitz, Lipkowitz, Haimowitz, Falkowitz, Kantrowitz

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Kaplowitz Family Origin

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Kaplowitz Family Occupations

What did your Kaplowitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kaplowitz. 12% of Kaplowitz men worked as a Salesman and 15% of Kaplowitz women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kaplowitz were Proprietor and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    12%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Shipping Clerk
    4%
  • Proprietor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    15%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Secretary
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kaplowitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kaplowitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaplowitz 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 675 immigration records available for the last name Kaplowitz. 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 509 military records available for the last name Kaplowitz. For the veterans among your Kaplowitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kaplowitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Kaplowitz lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kaplowitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kaplowitz in 1958 was 63, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kaplowitz

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