Fitzwater Family History

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Fitzwater Name Meaning

Irish: altered spelling of the Anglo-Norman French patronymic Fitzwalter ‘son of Walter’ (see Walter). Compare Fitzgerald.

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


Similar surnames: Fiester, Drinkwater, Teater, Fetzer, Fitzer, Bridgwater, Witwer

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Fitzwater Family Origin

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Fitzwater Family Occupations

What did your Fitzwater ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Fitzwater occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 50% of Fitzwater's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Confectioner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fitzwater.

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Confectioner

    50%

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

Fitzwater Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fitzwater. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fitzwater 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fitzwater. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Fitzwater Life Expectancy

What is the average Fitzwater lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Fitzwater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Fitzwater in 1952 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fitzwater

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fitzwater 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.

Famous Fitzwater Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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