Foltz Family History

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Foltz Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Volz.

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

Similar surnames: Fultz, Folts, Folz, Voltz, Foutz, Bolte, Pultz, Foit, Koltz, Fout

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Foltz Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Foltz name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Foltz. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Foltz Family Origin

Where is the Foltz family from?

Foltz Family Occupations

What did your Foltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Foltz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Foltz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foltz. A less common occupation for the Foltz family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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Foltz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Foltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foltz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Foltz. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Foltz. For the veterans among your Foltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foltz Life Expectancy

What is the average Foltz lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Foltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Foltz in 1940 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foltz 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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