Holtz Family History

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Holtz Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German holz ‘small wood’, ‘copse’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Holz ‘wood’, either an ornamental name or a metonymic occupational name for a woodcutter or someone who sold wood.

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

Similar surnames: Goltz, Holt, Boltz, Hotz, Kotz, Molt, Holte, Holm, Pultz, Moltz

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Holtz Family Origin

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Holtz Family Occupations

What did your Holtz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Holtz. 18% of Holtz men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Holtz women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Holtz were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Housework
  • Stenographer

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

Holtz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Holtz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holtz 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Holtz. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Holtz. For the veterans among your Holtz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holtz Life Expectancy

What is the average Holtz lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Holtz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Holtz in 1945 was 63, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holtz 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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