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Kitz Family History

Kitz Name Meaning

from the Austrian dialect word Kitz ‘kid’, ‘fawn’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who raised or tended goats. from a German personal name beginning with Gid-, cognate with Anglo-Saxon gidd ‘song’.

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

Similar surnames: Kritz, Kotz, Kitt, Bitz, Kutz, Fitz, Ketz, Sitz, Pitz, Hitz

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Where is the Kitz family from?

You can see how Kitz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kitz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kitz families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 11 Kitz families living in London. This was about 50% of all the recorded Kitz's in the UK. London had the highest population of Kitz families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kitz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Kitz. .

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

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kitz. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kitz. For the veterans among your Kitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kitz lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Kitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Kitz in 1942 was 31, and 74 in 2004.

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