Belzer Family History

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Belzer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a furrier, from an agent derivative of Middle High German bel(li)z ‘fur’, ‘pelt’ (see Beltz). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Belz in Ukraine.

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


Similar surnames: Pelzer, Beller, Belter, Selzer, Netzer, Berner, Meltzer, Belfer

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Belzer Family Origin

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Belzer Family Occupations

What did your Belzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Belzer. 23% of Belzer men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Belzer women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Belzer were Proprietor and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Manager
    8%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    14%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Belzer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Belzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Belzer 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 888 immigration records available for the last name Belzer. 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 Belzer. For the veterans among your Belzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Belzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Belzer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Belzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Belzer in 1961 was 56, and 83 in 2004.

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