Pratz Family History

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Pratz Name Meaning

German (also Prätz): of uncertain origin. Possibly from Slavic brat ‘brother’. See also Bratz.

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

Similar surnames: Bratz, Pritz, Bratt, Protz, Ratz, Pretz, Porath, Potratz, Portz

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Pratz Family Origin

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Pratz Family Occupations

What did your Pratz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pratz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Pratz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pratz family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pratz.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Pratz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pratz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pratz 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 354 immigration records available for the last name Pratz. 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 411 military records available for the last name Pratz. For the veterans among your Pratz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pratz Life Expectancy

What is the average Pratz lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pratz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pratz in 1954 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pratz 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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