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Goelz Family History

Goelz Name Meaning
dialect variant of Geltz.(Gölz): habitational name from Göls in Holstein or from either of two places, Göl(t)zscha or Göltzschen, in Saxony.nickname for a bald man from Slavic gol- ‘naked’, ‘bald’.

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

27,780 Historical Documents with Goelz on Ancestry.com
16,341 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
815 Military Records
541 Immigration Records
3,687 Census and Voter Lists
6,396 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Goelz Families

  • Number of Goelz families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Goelz families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Goelz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Goelz census records

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Goelz Family Origin

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Goelz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Goelz

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Goelz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Goelz census records

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Goelz Civil War Service Records

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