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Pritz Name Meaning

from a German short form of the Slavic personal name Pribislaw (Germanized as Pritzlaff). topographic name of Slavic origin for someone living near a birch wood (Sorbian brjaza), or a habitational name from any of several places named Pritz in Mecklenburg.

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

Similar surnames: Britz, Pretz, Protz, Pitz, Kritz, Gratz, Patz, Peitz, Ritz, Bitz

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Where is the Pritz family from?

You can see how Pritz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pritz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Pritz families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Pritz families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Pritz's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Pritz families in 1911.
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What did your Pritz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Pritz. .

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Pritz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pritz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pritz. 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 Cards

There are 938 military records available for the last name Pritz. For the veterans among your Pritz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pritz lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Pritz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pritz in 1945 was 37, and 71 in 2004.

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