Meitz Family History

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Meitz Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places called Meitz or Meitze.

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


Similar surnames: Reitz, Beitz, Meltz, Peitz, Zeitz, Metz, Netz, Rentz, Leitz, Heitz

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Meitz Family Origin

Where is the Meitz family from?

Meitz Family Occupations

What did your Meitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Butcher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Meitz. A less common occupation for the Meitz family was Farm Laborer. The most common Meitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Meitz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Butcher

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    25%

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

Meitz Historical Records

What Meitz family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Meitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Meitz lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Meitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Meitz in 1947 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meitz 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 Meitz Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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