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Wetz Family History

Wetz Name Meaning
German: from a Slavic personal name.

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

22,007 Historical Documents with Wetz on Ancestry.com
7,133 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,649 Military Records
529 Immigration Records
4,121 Census and Voter Lists
8,575 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wetz Families

  • Number of Wetz families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wetz families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wetz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wetz census records

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Wetz Family Origin

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Wetz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Wetz 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 Wetz

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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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Wetz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wetz census records

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Wetz Civil War Service Records

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