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Sitzman Surname Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Sitzer . Americanized form of German Sitzmann .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Salzman, Ritzman, Siegman, Sigman, Mittman, Katzman, Saltzman

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Where is the Sitzman family from?

You can see how Sitzman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sitzman family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Sitzman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 20 Sitzman families living in Indiana. This was about 24% of all the recorded Sitzman's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Sitzman families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sitzman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sitzman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sitzman. 24% of Sitzman men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Sitzman women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sitzman were Machinist and Cook. .

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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
    24%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Machinist
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Maid
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Cook
    10%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sitzman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sitzman 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 216 immigration records available for the last name Sitzman. 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 483 military records available for the last name Sitzman. For the veterans among your Sitzman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sitzman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Sitzman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sitzman in 1956 was 50, and 66 in 2004.

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