Kortz Family History

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Kortz Name Meaning

variant of Kurz. from a short form of the personal name Konrad.

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

Similar surnames: Kort, Nortz, Korth, Korte, Kotz, Lortz, Kertz, Wortz, Kirtz, Kratz

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Kortz Family Origin

Where is the Kortz family from?

Kortz Family Occupations

What did your Kortz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kortz. A less common occupation for the Kortz family was Boiling Salt. The most common Kortz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Kortz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Retired Farmer

  • Boiling Salt


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

Kortz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kortz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kortz 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 453 immigration records available for the last name Kortz. 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 Kortz. For the veterans among your Kortz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kortz Life Expectancy

What is the average Kortz lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kortz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Kortz in 1959 was 44, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kortz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kortz 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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