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Kravitz Surname Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name from East Slavic kravets ‘tailor’ (see Kravets ). Compare Krawitz .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Ravitz, Kravets, Krawitz, Kravetz, Kranitz, Kritz, Kravec, Britz

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Where is the Kravitz family from?

You can see how Kravitz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kravitz family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kravitz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Kravitz families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Kravitz's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Kravitz families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kravitz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kravitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cabinet Maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Kravitz. 50% of Kravitz men worked as a Cabinet Maker and 100% of Kravitz women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 1939

  • Cabinet Maker
    50%
  • Picker Dealer Maker
    25%
  • Tailors Presser
    25%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Kravitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kravitz 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kravitz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Kravitz. For the veterans among your Kravitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kravitz lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kravitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kravitz in 1955 was 42, and 82 in 2004.

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