Maerz Family History

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Maerz Name Meaning

German: from a nickname from the month of March, Middle High German merze, bestowed on someone born or baptized in March, or with some other particular connection with the month, perhaps a tax or feudal obligation owing then.

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


Similar surnames: Martz, Marzo, Maser, Mar, Mager, Mauer, Maner, Mahr, Metz, Maenza

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Maerz Family Origin

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Maerz Family Occupations

What did your Maerz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Maerz family was Insurance Agt.. Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maerz. The most common Maerz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Maerz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Cigar Maker

    6%
  • Insurance Agt.

    6%

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

Maerz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Maerz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maerz 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 Maerz

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Maerz. 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 Maerz. For the veterans among your Maerz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maerz Life Expectancy

What is the average Maerz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Maerz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Maerz in 1962 was 67, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maerz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maerz 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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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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