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Kohtz Family History

Kohtz Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Kotz.

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

Similar surnames: Koltz, Kontz, Koetz, Koth, Krontz, Kott, Montz, Voltz, Kohen, Kotz

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Where is the Kohtz family from?

You can see how Kohtz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kohtz family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Kohtz families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Kohtz families living in Illinois. This was about 52% of all the recorded Kohtz's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Kohtz families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kohtz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kohtz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Kohtz. 70% of Kohtz men worked as a Farmer.

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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
  • Agent
  • Labor
  • Farm Laborer
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What Kohtz family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 756 census records available for the last name Kohtz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kohtz 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 138 immigration records available for the last name Kohtz. 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 465 military records available for the last name Kohtz. For the veterans among your Kohtz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kohtz lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Kohtz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Kohtz in 1946 was 47, and 68 in 2004.

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