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Hoelzer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (Hölzer): see Holzer .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hoeller, Helmer, Holder, Hosler, Herzer, Holler, Hoefler, Helder

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Where is the Hoelzer family from?

You can see how Hoelzer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoelzer family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Hoelzer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 17 Hoelzer families living in New York. This was about 34% of all the recorded Hoelzer's in USA. New York had the highest population of Hoelzer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hoelzer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hoelzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hoelzer. 22% of Hoelzer men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Hoelzer women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoelzer were Machinist and Clerk. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Typist
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hoelzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoelzer 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 341 immigration records available for the last name Hoelzer. 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 618 military records available for the last name Hoelzer. For the veterans among your Hoelzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hoelzer lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hoelzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hoelzer in 1951 was 62, and 69 in 2004.

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