Kriz Family History

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Kriz Name Meaning

Czech (Kríž) and Slovak (KrÍž): from the old personal name Kríž (literally ‘cross’) or a short form of Kristián (see Christian). Slovenian (Križ): nickname or topographic name from križ ‘cross’, ‘crucifix’.

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

Similar surnames: Kritz, Kotz, Kratz, Brin, Trim, Kari, Kring, Kruis, Kren, Britz

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Kriz Family Origin

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Kriz Family Occupations

What did your Kriz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kriz. A less common occupation for the Kriz family was Cooper. The most common Kriz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Kriz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Carpenter

  • Cooper


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kriz ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kriz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kriz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kriz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kriz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kriz. For the veterans among your Kriz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kriz Life Expectancy

What is the average Kriz lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kriz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kriz in 1954 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kriz 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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