Katzer Family History

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Katzer Name Meaning

perhaps a derivative of the Old High German personal name Cazo, of uncertain origin (see Kase 1). Silesian (also Ketzer): from Middle High German ketzer ‘heretic’, ‘free-thinker’. Germanized form of Sorbian kacor or Czech kacer ‘drake’ (see Kaska 2).

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


Similar surnames: Kater, Kratzer, Kutzer, Kautzer, Natter, Karber, Butzer, Kastner

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Katzer Family Origin

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Katzer Family Occupations

What did your Katzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Katzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Katzer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Katzer family was Cigar Maker. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Carriage Finisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Katzer.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Cabinet Maker

    20%
  • Carriage Finisher

    20%
  • Cigar Maker

    20%

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Katzer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Katzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Katzer 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 965 immigration records available for the last name Katzer. 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 613 military records available for the last name Katzer. For the veterans among your Katzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Katzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Katzer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Katzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Katzer in 1954 was 22, and 66 in 2004.

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