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Latz Family History

Latz Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the Slavic personal name (W)ladislaw (see Laszlo).

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

Similar surnames: Gatz, Watz, Lantz, Lotz, Ratz, Lutz, Datz, Patz, Atz, Matz

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Where is the Latz family from?

You can see how Latz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Latz family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Latz families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Latz family living in New Jersey. This was 100% of all the recorded Latz's in the USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Latz families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Latz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Latz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Latz. 14% of Latz men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Latz women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Latz were Clerk and Clerk.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Latz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Latz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Latz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Latz. For the veterans among your Latz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Latz lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Latz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Latz in 1956 was 42, and 85 in 2004.

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