Gritz Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Grütz, a metonymic occupational name for a miller, from Middle High German griuze, grütz e ‘grits’, or possibly a reduced form of derivatives such as Grützmacher (see Gruetzmacher).

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


Similar surnames: Kritz, Tritz, Ritz, Gretz, Grieb, Britz, Gratz, Geltz, Ratz, Crite

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Gritz Family Origin

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Gritz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Laborer

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Gritz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Gritz's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gritz.

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Gritz Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Gritz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gritz in 1962 was 76, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gritz

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