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Bertz Family History

Bertz Name Meaning

German: from a variant of the ancient Germanic personal name Bero (see Baer ).

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


Similar surnames: Hertz, Gertz, Bartz, Beitz, Bert, Berta, Mertz, Beetz, Berto, Kertz

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Where is the Bertz family from?

You can see how Bertz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bertz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Bertz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Bertz family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Bertz's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Bertz families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bertz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bertz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bertz. 19% of Bertz men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Bertz women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bertz were Salesman and Clerk. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    15%
  • New Worker
    15%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Clerk
    8%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bertz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bertz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 735 immigration records available for the last name Bertz. 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 Cards

There are 680 military records available for the last name Bertz. For the veterans among your Bertz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bertz lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bertz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Bertz in 1953 was 57, and 73 in 2004.

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