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Wurtz Family History

Wurtz Name Meaning
German (also Würtz): metonymic occupational name for a greengrocer or grower or seller of herbs, from Middle High German würz ‘herb’.

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

81,191 Historical Documents with Wurtz on Ancestry.com
13,281 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,331 Military Records
1,893 Immigration Records
9,176 Census and Voter Lists
54,510 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wurtz Families

  • Number of Wurtz families
     27 - 51
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wurtz families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wurtz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wurtz census records

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Wurtz Family Origin

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Wurtz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Wurtz

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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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Wurtz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wurtz census records

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Wurtz Civil War Service Records

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