Beltz Family History

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Beltz Name Meaning

South German: probably a metonymic occupational name for a furrier, from Middle High German bel(li)z ‘fur’, ‘skin’, (from Late Latin pellicia).

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

Similar surnames: Peltz, Beitz, Boltz, Biltz, Geltz, Belt, Keltz, Belz, Netz, Pultz

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Beltz Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Beltz name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Beltz. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Beltz Family Origin

Where is the Beltz family from?

Beltz Family Occupations

What did your Beltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Beltz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Beltz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Beltz family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beltz.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Beltz ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Beltz Historical Records

What Beltz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Beltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beltz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Beltz. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Beltz. For the veterans among your Beltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beltz Life Expectancy

What is the average Beltz lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Beltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Beltz in 1951 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beltz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beltz ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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