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Delzer Family History

Delzer Name Meaning

German: habitational name originally denoting someone from Delitz or Delitzsch both in Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Belzer, Selzer, Elzer, Delker, Kelzer, Deller, Zeller, Deger, Delger

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Where is the Delzer family from?

You can see how Delzer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Delzer family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Delzer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 18 Delzer families living in Illinois. This was about 32% of all the recorded Delzer's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Delzer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Delzer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Delzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Delzer. 38% of Delzer men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Delzer women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Delzer were Mechanic and Nurse. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Laborer
    35%
  • Barber
    4%
  • Mechanic
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    31%
  • Housekeeper
    24%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Nurse
    16%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Delzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delzer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 177 immigration records available for the last name Delzer. 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 Cards

There are 346 military records available for the last name Delzer. For the veterans among your Delzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Delzer lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Delzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Delzer in 1964 was 68, and 72 in 2003.

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