Fleitz Family History

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Fleitz Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Flaitz, Flaiss, Swabian variants of Floss, a topographic name for someone near running water or a channel, or a metonymic occupational name for a raftsman, from Middle High German vloz ‘current’, ‘stream’. Compare Floss.

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


Similar surnames: Beitz, Weitz, Fleet, Pletz, Reitz, Fetz, Steitz, Leite, Fluitt

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Fleitz Family Origin

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Fleitz Family Occupations

What did your Fleitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Fisherman and Lumber Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fleitz. A less common occupation for the Fleitz family was Works In Sawmill. The most common Fleitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Fleitz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Fisherman

    25%
  • Lumber Merchant

    25%
  • Works In Sawmill

    25%

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

Fleitz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fleitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Fleitz lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Fleitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Fleitz in 1943 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fleitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fleitz 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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