Bortz Family History

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Bortz Name Meaning

German: nickname for a little fellow, from Low German dialect word meaning ‘buttocks’, ‘stump’. Compare Boortz. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place in Lithuania, called Bortsi in Russian.

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


Similar surnames: Bort, Bartz, Borth, Boortz, Boltz, Portz, Britz, Nortz, Borts, Burtz

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Bortz Family Origin

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Bortz Family Occupations

What did your Bortz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bortz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Bortz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bortz. A less common occupation for the Bortz family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Bortz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bortz Life Expectancy

What is the average Bortz lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bortz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Bortz in 1943 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bortz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bortz 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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