Getz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Götz (see Goetz).

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


Similar surnames: Gutz, Gertz, Netz, Gaetz, Metz, Gretz, Goetz, Genz, Artz, Fetz

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Getz Family Origin

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Getz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Getz. The most common Getz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Getz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Getz family was Keeping House.

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Getz Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, Getz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Getz in 1946 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Getz

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