Goetz Family History

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Goetz Name Meaning

South German (Götz): from a short form of any of the various compound names with the first element god ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’.

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


Similar surnames: Gotz, Raetz, Gretz, Goethe, Gaetz, Getz, Goertz, Goltz, Gratz, Noeth

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Goetz Family Origin

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Goetz Family Occupations

What did your Goetz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goetz family was Tailor. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goetz. The most common Goetz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Goetz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Tailor

    4%

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

Goetz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goetz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goetz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Goetz

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Goetz. 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 Goetz. For the veterans among your Goetz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goetz Life Expectancy

What is the average Goetz lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Goetz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Goetz in 1941 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goetz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goetz 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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