Goelzer Family History

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Goelzer Name Meaning

dialect variant of Geltz. habitational name from Göl(t)zscha or Göltzschen in Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Goelz, Koelzer, Kelzer, Goerner, Geller, Selzer, Delzer, Golder

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Goelzer Family Origin

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Goelzer Family Occupations

What did your Goelzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and General Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Goelzer. A less common occupation for the Goelzer family was Grocer. The most common Goelzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Goelzer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • General Merchant

    17%
  • Grocer

    17%

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

Goelzer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goelzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Goelzer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Goelzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Goelzer in 1963 was 79, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goelzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goelzer 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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