Krotz Family History

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Krotz Name Meaning

German: from a short form of any of various Germanic personal names formed with hrod ‘renown’, ‘victory’. German: from Alemannic Grotz, meaning ‘shrimp’, possibly a nickname for a little man. Possibly a respelling of German Kratz.

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

Similar surnames: Kritz, Grotz, Kotz, Kratz, Kroth, Klotz, Kroll, Kretz, Pretz, Ratz

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Krotz Family Origin

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Krotz Family Occupations

What did your Krotz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and House Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Krotz. 60% of Krotz men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Dressmaker
  • Voiturier

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • House Maid

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

Krotz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Krotz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krotz 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 618 immigration records available for the last name Krotz. 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 894 military records available for the last name Krotz. For the veterans among your Krotz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krotz Life Expectancy

What is the average Krotz lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Krotz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Krotz in 1956 was 42, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krotz

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