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Gutz Name Meaning

Eastern German: variant of Götz (see Goetz).

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


Similar surnames: Getz, Gumz, Gut, Gotz, Gutt, Gatz, Gaetz, Krutz, Utz, Butz

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Where is the Gutz family from?

You can see how Gutz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gutz family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Gutz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 25 Gutz families living in Iowa. This was about 37% of all the recorded Gutz's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Gutz families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gutz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gutz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gutz. 26% of Gutz men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Gutz women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gutz were Clerk and Helper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Cook
    17%
  • Helper
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gutz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gutz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 829 immigration records available for the last name Gutz. 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 Cards

There are 465 military records available for the last name Gutz. For the veterans among your Gutz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gutz lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gutz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Gutz in 1956 was 46, and 86 in 2004.

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