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Kreitzer Family History

Kreitzer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kreutzer.

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


Similar surnames: Kritzer, Kretzer, Kreiter, Kreitner, Kreutzer, Kreitler, Kreidler

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Where is the Kreitzer family from?

You can see how Kreitzer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kreitzer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kreitzer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Kreitzer family living in Hampshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Kreitzer's in United Kingdom. Hampshire had the highest population of Kreitzer families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kreitzer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kreitzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kreitzer. 19% of Kreitzer men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Kreitzer women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kreitzer were Carpenter and Housekeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    19%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Saleslady
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kreitzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kreitzer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 560 immigration records available for the last name Kreitzer. 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 Kreitzer. For the veterans among your Kreitzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kreitzer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kreitzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kreitzer in 1957 was 62, and 78 in 2004.

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