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Goetz Family History

Goetz Name Meaning
South German (Götz): from a short form of any of the various compound names with the first element god ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’.

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

344,782 Historical Documents with Goetz on Ancestry.com
140,606 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
13,215 Military Records
11,723 Immigration Records
51,692 Census and Voter Lists
127,546 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Goetz Families

  • Number of Goetz families
     206 - 410
     69 - 205
     1 - 68
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Goetz families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Goetz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Goetz census records

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Goetz Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Goetz families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Goetz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Goetz 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 Goetz

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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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Goetz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Goetz census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Goetz ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Goetz Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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