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Giltz Name Meaning

German and Luxembourgeois: from a short form of the personal name Ägilius (variant of Ägidius) (see Giles).

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


Similar surnames: Wiltz, Gintz, Diltz, Gille, Biltz, Gratz, Girtz, Boltz, Fietz, Geltz

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Giltz Family Origin

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Giltz Family Occupations

What did your Giltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Chair Maker and Iron Axle Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Giltz. The most common Giltz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Giltz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Giltz family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Chair Maker

    9%
  • Iron Axle Maker

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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

Giltz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Giltz Life Expectancy

What is the average Giltz lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Giltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Giltz in 1960 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Giltz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Giltz 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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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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