Lotz Family History

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Lotz Name Meaning

German: from a medieval pet form of the personal name Ludwig.

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


Similar surnames: Lott, Lutz, Kotz, Loth, Notz, Lortz, Hotz, Latz, Gotz, Lontz

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Lotz Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lotz name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lotz. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    41%

  • Germanic Europe

    19%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    15%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    7%

  • Norway

    4%

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Lotz Family Origin

Where is the Lotz family from?

Lotz Family Occupations

What did your Lotz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lotz. The most common Lotz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Lotz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lotz family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Tailor

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Lotz Historical Records

What Lotz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Lotz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lotz 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Lotz. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Lotz. For the veterans among your Lotz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lotz Life Expectancy

What is the average Lotz lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Lotz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lotz in 1940 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lotz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lotz 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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