Kowitz Family History

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Kowitz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): Germanized form of Slavic kovac ‘smith’.

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

Similar surnames: Kotz, Kovitz, Kritz, Britz, Klitz, Kanitz, Moritz, Rakowitz, Loritz

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Kowitz Family Origin

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Kowitz Family Occupations

What did your Kowitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Brewer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kowitz. The most common Kowitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Kowitz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Brewer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kowitz ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kowitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kowitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kowitz 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 522 immigration records available for the last name Kowitz. 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 655 military records available for the last name Kowitz. For the veterans among your Kowitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kowitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Kowitz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kowitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kowitz in 1962 was 78, and 56 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kowitz 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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