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Batz Name Meaning

from Alemannic, Swabian Batz ‘pile’, ‘large quantity’, possibly applied as a nickname either for a man of large physical proportions or for a man of wealth. The term also denoted a coin and may have been used metonymically for a coiner. The name of the coin is believed to have been derived from its imprint of a bear, known in folklore as Betz or Petz. (Bätz): see Betz.

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


Similar surnames: Batt, Bata, Bartz, Watz, Butz, Banz, Bath, Ratz, Gatz, Bai

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Batz Family Origin

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Batz Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Batz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Batz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Batz. A less common occupation for the Batz family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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Batz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Batz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Batz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Batz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Batz. For the veterans among your Batz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Batz Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Batz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Batz in 1952 was 46, and 89 in 2004.

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