Ertz Family History

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Ertz Name Meaning

German: variant of Ersch, from a pet form of Aro or Arez.

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

Similar surnames: Artz, Hertz, Ertl, Mertz, Entz, Bertz, Kertz, Wertz, Gertz, Utz

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Ertz Family Origin

Where is the Ertz family from?

Ertz Family Occupations

What did your Ertz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ertz family was Tailor. The most common Ertz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Ertz's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeps House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ertz.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps House

  • Laborer

  • Tailor


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

Ertz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ertz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ertz 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 428 immigration records available for the last name Ertz. 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 896 military records available for the last name Ertz. For the veterans among your Ertz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ertz Life Expectancy

What is the average Ertz lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ertz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ertz in 1954 was 36, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ertz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ertz 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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