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Patzer Surname Meaning

German:: habitational name for someone from Patzau in Bohemia. patronymic from Patz

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

Similar surnames: Putzer, Pitzer, Patzner, Netzer, Panzer, Metzer, Putter, Bitzer

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Where is the Patzer family from?

You can see how Patzer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Patzer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Patzer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Patzer families living in London. This was about 60% of all the recorded Patzer's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Patzer families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Patzer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Patzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Patzer. 19% of Patzer men worked as a Farmer and 26% of Patzer women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Patzer were Salesman and Maid. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Waitress
  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Patzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Patzer 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 Patzer. 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 842 military records available for the last name Patzer. For the veterans among your Patzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Patzer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Patzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Patzer in 1950 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

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