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Keltz Family History

Keltz Name Meaning
South German: nickname for someone in the habit of shouting or boasting, from Middle High German kelz ‘loud talk’, ‘bragging’, a noun derivative of kelzen ‘to shout or boast’.

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

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3,857 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
793 Military Records
354 Immigration Records
3,772 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Keltz Families

  • Number of Keltz families
     25 - 47
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Keltz families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Keltz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Keltz Family Origin

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Keltz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Keltz

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Keltz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Keltz census records

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Keltz Civil War Service Records

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