Klitz Family History

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Klitz Name Meaning

German: from an eastern German or Slavic pet form of the personal name Kliment, from Latin Clemens (see Clement).

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


Similar surnames: Kritz, Britz, Keitz, Klutz, Neitz, Kitz, Klish, Fitz, Kratz, Oltz

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Klitz Family Origin

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Klitz Family Occupations

What did your Klitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Klitz. 16% of Klitz men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Klitz women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Klitz were Farming and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    11%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Farming
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    28%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Account Clerk
    6%
  • Bookkeeper
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Klitz Historical Records

What Klitz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Klitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klitz 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 225 immigration records available for the last name Klitz. 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 327 military records available for the last name Klitz. For the veterans among your Klitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Klitz lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Klitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Klitz in 1954 was 61, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klitz 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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