Lortz Family History

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Lortz Name Meaning

North German (also Lörtz) and Dutch: from a reduced form of the personal name Lorenz.

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

Similar surnames: Lorts, Nortz, Lontz, Wortz, Lotz, Artz, Loritz, Dort, Portz, Kortz

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Lortz Family Origin

Where is the Lortz family from?

Lortz Family Occupations

What did your Lortz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lortz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Lortz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lortz. A less common occupation for the Lortz family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Barber

  • Blacksmith


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

Lortz Historical Records

What Lortz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lortz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lortz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Lortz

Passenger List

There are 368 immigration records available for the last name Lortz. 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 631 military records available for the last name Lortz. For the veterans among your Lortz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lortz Life Expectancy

What is the average Lortz lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Lortz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Lortz in 1951 was 37, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lortz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lortz 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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