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Itzen Family History

Itzen Name Meaning

East Frisian and North German: patronymic from a Frisian short form of a personal name based on the ancient Germanic element agi ‘point edge (of a sword)’.

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

Similar surnames: Eitzen, Iten, Iwen, Ipsen, Otten, Iden, Ibsen, Dietzen, Ihnen, Matzen

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Where is the Itzen family from?

You can see how Itzen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Itzen family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Itzen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Itzen families living in Kansas. This was about 35% of all the recorded Itzen's in USA. Kansas and 1 other state had the highest population of Itzen families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Itzen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Itzen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Itzen. 83% of Itzen men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 937 census records available for the last name Itzen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Itzen 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 128 immigration records available for the last name Itzen. 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 Cards

There are 208 military records available for the last name Itzen. For the veterans among your Itzen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Itzen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Itzen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Itzen in 1963 was 79, and 84 in 2004.

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