Butz Family History

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Butz Name Meaning

(mainly Switzerland) from a derivative of Butzo, a pet form of the personal name Burkhard (see Burkhart). (Bütz(e)): topographic name for someone who lived near a well, from Middle High German bütze ‘well’, ‘puddle’ (from Latin puteus). South German: nickname from Middle High German butze denoting something small: an apple core, a small piece of something left over, a small person, a poltergeist.

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


Similar surnames: Butt, Putz, Bitz, Mutz, Bautz, Kutz, Rutz, Lutz, Utz, Betz

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Butz Family Origin

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Butz Family Occupations

What did your Butz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Butz. The most common Butz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Butz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Butz family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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Butz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Butz Life Expectancy

What is the average Butz lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Butz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Butz in 1948 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Butz 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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