Kanitz Family History

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Kanitz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Kanitz in Saxony, or from one of the similar place names in Germany and Bohemia; in some cases Czech kanec ‘boar’ may be the source of the name.

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


Similar surnames: Kranitz, Karnatz, Kant, Kritz, Abitz, Ravitz, Lantz, Kantz, Kemnitz

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Kanitz Family Origin

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Kanitz Family Occupations

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  • Keep. House

    25%
  • Keeps Bakery

    25%
  • Lime Manufacture

    25%
  • Teamster

    25%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kanitz family was Teamster. Keep. House, Keeps Bakery and Lime Manufacture were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kanitz. The most common Kanitz occupation in the USA was Keep. House. 25% of Kanitz's were Keep. Houses.

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Kanitz Historical Records

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Kanitz Life Expectancy

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