Koelzer Family History

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Koelzer Name Meaning

from a noun derivative of Kolzen ‘ankle boots’ (Latin calceus ‘half-boot’, ‘walking shoe’), hence an occupational name for a bootmaker or cobbler. habitational name for someone from a place called Kölzen near Merseburg.

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


Similar surnames: Kilzer, Krenzer, Hoelzer, Koller, Kolber, Kretzer, Kelber, Kolker

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Koelzer Family Origin

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Koelzer Family Occupations

What did your Koelzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Barber and Pru were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koelzer. A less common occupation for the Koelzer family was Shoemaker. The most common Koelzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Koelzer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Barber

    20%
  • Pru

    20%
  • Shoemaker

    20%

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

Koelzer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Koelzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Koelzer lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Koelzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Koelzer in 1958 was 52, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koelzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koelzer 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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