Moritz Family History

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Moritz Name Meaning

German, Dutch, Danish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Moritz, a variant of Mauritz (see Morris). Among Jews it was sometimes assumed as a surname by bearers of the personal name Moses, as the two names have some phonetic similarity.

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


Similar surnames: Britz, Mauritz, Moretz, Martz, Kritz, Mort, Morici, Moris, Mertz

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Moritz Family Origin

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Moritz Family Occupations

What did your Moritz ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

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Moritz Historical Records

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Moritz Life Expectancy

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