Belz Name Meaning

South German: see Beltz. Eastern German: nickname of Slavic origin, from Slavic belu ‘white’, probably referring to the color of the named person’s hair.

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


Similar surnames: Bell, Welz, Beltz, Beck, Selz, Bel, Bilz, Belle, Gell, Banz

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Belz Family Origin

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Belz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Butcher

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Belz family was Butcher. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belz. The most common Belz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Belz's were Farmers.

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Belz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Belz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Belz in 1952 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Belz

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