Gurwitz Family History

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Gurwitz Name Meaning

Jewish (from Ukraine): variant of Horowitz.

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


Similar surnames: Gerwitz, Gurewitz, Hurwitz, Hurvitz, Horwitz, Kritz, Krawitz, Peritz

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Gurwitz Family Origin

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Gurwitz Family Occupations

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Gurwitz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gurwitz Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Gurwitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gurwitz in 1965 was 74, and 91 in 2003.

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