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

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Holtz family was Carpenter. The most common Holtz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Holtz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holtz.

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Holtz Historical Records

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Holtz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holtz

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