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Burtz Name Meaning

South German: nickname for a small man, from burz ‘rump’, ‘stump’.

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


Similar surnames: Bartz, Butz, Burts, Bortz, Boortz, Kurtz, Burt, Bertz, Urtz, Lutz

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Burtz Family Origin

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Burtz Family Occupations

What did your Burtz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burtz. A less common occupation for the Burtz family was Keeping House. The most common Burtz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Burtz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Farm Laborer

    22%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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

Burtz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Burtz Life Expectancy

What is the average Burtz lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Burtz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Burtz in 1958 was 61, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burtz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burtz 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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