Kranitz Family History

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Kranitz Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Kanitz, Krawitz, Kravitz, Rantz, Ravitz, Kranz, Kowitz, Kravetz

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Kranitz Family Origin

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Kranitz Family Occupations

What did your Kranitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kranitz. 12% of Kranitz men worked as a Salesman and 17% of Kranitz women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kranitz were Partner and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Tailor
  • Partner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Housewife
  • Bookeeper
  • Clerk

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

Kranitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kranitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kranitz 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 297 immigration records available for the last name Kranitz. 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 231 military records available for the last name Kranitz. For the veterans among your Kranitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kranitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Kranitz lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kranitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kranitz in 1961 was 57, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kranitz

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