Meltz Family History

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Meltz Name Meaning

Eastern German: habitational name from Melz in Mecklenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Seltz, Metz, Meitz, Eltz, Moltz, Maltz, Beltz, Geltz, Peltz, Reitz

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Meltz Family Origin

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Meltz Family Occupations

What did your Meltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher, Cabnet Maker and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meltz. A less common occupation for the Meltz family was Farmer. The most common Meltz occupation in the USA was Butcher. 17% of Meltz's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

    17%
  • Cabnet Maker

    17%
  • Clerk

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%

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

Meltz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Meltz Life Expectancy

What is the average Meltz lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Meltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Meltz in 1956 was 55, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meltz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meltz 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 Meltz Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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