Kratzer Family History

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Kratzer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational nickname for a wool carder or a barber from an agent derivative of Middle High German, German kratzen, Yiddish kratsn ‘to scratch’. patronymic from Kratz 1. German: patronymic from Kratz.

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


Similar surnames: Kretzer, Kritzer, Kramer, Katzer, Kreutzer, Krauser, Krauter, Kater

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Kratzer Family Origin

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Kratzer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kratzer family was Farm Laborer. The most common Kratzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Kratzer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kratzer.

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Kratzer Historical Records

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Kratzer Life Expectancy

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