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Deetz Name Meaning

North German: from a variant of Deth or some other short form of an old personal name formed with Old High German theudo ‘people’, ‘nation’. Americanized spelling of German Dietz.

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


Similar surnames: Dietz, Metz, Deitz, Beetz, Ketz, Peetz, Zentz, Pretz, Raetz, Netz

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Deetz Family Origin

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Deetz Family Occupations

What did your Deetz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Deetz family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deetz. The most common Deetz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Deetz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Grocer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Deetz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Deetz Life Expectancy

What is the average Deetz lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Deetz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Deetz in 1963 was 77, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deetz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deetz 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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