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Wirtz Family History

Wirtz Name Meaning
from a pet form of the personal name Wertwein.patronymic from Wirth 3.

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

132,961 Historical Documents with Wirtz on Ancestry.com
67,073 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,019 Military Records
2,660 Immigration Records
13,088 Census and Voter Lists
45,121 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wirtz Families

  • Number of Wirtz families
     34 - 66
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wirtz families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wirtz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Wirtz Family Origin

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Wirtz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Wirtz

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Wirtz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wirtz census records

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Wirtz Civil War Service Records

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