Goltz Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name or occupational name for a woodcutter or someone who sold wood, from German Holz ‘wood’, altered under Russian influence, since Russian has no h and alters h in borrowed words to g. Eastern German (under Slavic influence): habitational name for someone from Golz or Golssen in eastern Germany, place names that may derive from Slavic gola ‘heath’.

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


Similar surnames: Holtz, Golz, Boltz, Kotz, Geltz, Soltz, Stoltz, Pultz, Oltz, Moltz

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Goltz Family Origin

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Goltz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Shoe Maker

    13%
  • Tailor

    13%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goltz family was Tailor. The most common Goltz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Goltz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goltz.

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Between 1947 and 2004, Goltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Goltz in 1947 was 40, and 85 in 2004.

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