Hotz Family History

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Hotz Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name, Hugizo or Huz o, pet forms of a compound name formed with hug- as the first element (see, for example, Hubert, Hugh). South German: possibly a nickname from Middle High German hotzen ‘to run swiftly’.

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


Similar surnames: Hott, Kotz, Hitz, Notz, Holtz, Lutz, Hopp, Lontz, Gotz, Lotz

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Hotz Family Origin

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Hotz Family Occupations

What did your Hotz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hotz. A less common occupation for the Hotz family was Keeping House. The most common Hotz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Hotz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hotz ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hotz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hotz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hotz 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hotz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hotz. For the veterans among your Hotz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hotz Life Expectancy

What is the average Hotz lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hotz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hotz in 1954 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hotz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hotz 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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