Letz Name Meaning

nickname for someone awkward and clumsy, from Middle High German letz ‘upside down’, ‘opposite’. from a derivative of any of various Germanic compound personal names with a first element liut ‘tribe’, ‘people’.

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

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Letz Family Origin

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Letz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Cooper

    10%
  • At Marble Quarry

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Letz. A less common occupation for the Letz family was At Marble Quarry. The most common Letz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Letz's were Farmers.

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Letz Historical Records

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Letz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Letz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Letz in 1962 was 54, and 93 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Letz

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