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Eltz Family History

Eltz Name Meaning
German: habitational name (originally a river name) from Elz near Limburg (Hesse) or from Eltz on the Mosel river or the Neckar river.

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

11,244 Historical Documents with Eltz on Ancestry.com
2,464 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,184 Military Records
273 Immigration Records
1,894 Census and Voter Lists
5,429 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Eltz Families

  • Number of Eltz families
     20 - 38
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Eltz last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Eltz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Eltz census records

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Eltz Family Origin

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Eltz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Eltz families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Eltz

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Eltz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Eltz census records

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Eltz Civil War Service Records

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