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Wertz Family History

Wertz Name Meaning
German: from a short form of the personal name Werner.

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

233,497 Historical Documents with Wertz on Ancestry.com
41,809 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,858 Military Records
1,873 Immigration Records
36,387 Census and Voter Lists
144,570 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wertz Families

  • Number of Wertz families
     289 - 575
     97 - 288
     1 - 96
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wertz families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wertz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wertz census records

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Wertz 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 Wertz families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Wertz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Wertz 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 Wertz

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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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Wertz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wertz census records

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Wertz Civil War Service Records

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