Letz Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Lenz, Leitz, Ketz, Metz, Lutz, Lett, Fetz, Netz, Petz, Lontz

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Letz Family Origin

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Letz Family Occupations

What did your Letz ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Cooper

    10%
  • At Marble Quarry

    5%

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

Letz Historical Records

What Letz family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Letz Life Expectancy

What is the average Letz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Letz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Letz 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.

Famous Letz Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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