Ravitz Family History

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Ravitz Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from Rawicz (German Rawitsch) in the province of Poznan, Poland.

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

Similar surnames: Zavitz, Kravitz, Kanitz, Reitz, Ravin, Ratz, Lovitz, Raatz, Abitz

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Ravitz Family Origin

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Ravitz Family Occupations

What did your Ravitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ravitz. 16% of Ravitz men worked as a Salesman and 13% of Ravitz women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ravitz were Tailor and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Owner
  • Proprietor
  • Tailor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Hand Sewing
  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper

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

Ravitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ravitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ravitz 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 342 immigration records available for the last name Ravitz. 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 285 military records available for the last name Ravitz. For the veterans among your Ravitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ravitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Ravitz lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ravitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ravitz in 1963 was 73, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ravitz 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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