Maertz Family History

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Maertz Name Meaning

variant of Maerz. from a pet form of any of the personal names formed with Mar- or Mark-, for example Marbod, Markward.

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

Similar surnames: Martz, Mertz, Baert, Hertz, Matz, Raetz, Bartz, Artz, Ertz, Marty

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Maertz Family Origin

Where is the Maertz family from?

Maertz Family Occupations

What did your Maertz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Maertz family was Grocer. The most common Maertz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Maertz's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Ex-Wagon Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maertz.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Ex-Wagon Maker

  • Grocer


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

Maertz Historical Records

What Maertz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Maertz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maertz 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 Maertz

Passenger List

There are 186 immigration records available for the last name Maertz. 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 262 military records available for the last name Maertz. For the veterans among your Maertz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maertz Life Expectancy

What is the average Maertz lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Maertz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Maertz in 1957 was 45, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maertz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maertz 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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