Brotz Family History

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Brotz Name Meaning

variant of Protz. from a dialect variant of Brott.

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


Similar surnames: Botz, Pretz, Bootz, Kritz, Krutz, Brosi, Brody, Kratz, Brous, Brode

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Brotz Family Origin

Where is the Brotz family from?

Brotz Family Occupations

What did your Brotz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brotz occupation in the USA was Carpenter & House. 14% of Brotz's were Carpenter & Houses. Carpenter & House, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brotz. A less common occupation for the Brotz family was Machinest.

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  • Carpenter & House

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Machinest

    14%

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

Brotz Historical Records

What Brotz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brotz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brotz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Brotz

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Brotz. 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 Brotz. For the veterans among your Brotz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brotz Life Expectancy

What is the average Brotz lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Brotz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Brotz in 1959 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brotz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brotz 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.

Famous Brotz Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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