Kelzer Family History

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Kelzer Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Kelze in Hesse, or Kelzin North Rhine-Westphalia. Variant of Gelzer (see Geltz).

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

Similar surnames: Kilzer, Selzer, Kulzer, Elzer, Koelzer, Delzer, Kelber, Belzer

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Kelzer Family Origin

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Kelzer Family Occupations

What did your Kelzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kelzer. 20% of Kelzer men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Kelzer women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kelzer were Proprietor and Dye Maker Co

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeping
  • Beauty Operator
  • Dye Maker Co

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

Kelzer Historical Records

What Kelzer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kelzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kelzer 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 78 immigration records available for the last name Kelzer. 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 102 military records available for the last name Kelzer. For the veterans among your Kelzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kelzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kelzer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kelzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Kelzer in 1963 was 84, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kelzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kelzer 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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