Moretz Family History

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Moretz Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Moritz.

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


Similar surnames: Moritz, Loretz, Lorentz, Fretz, Mores, Aretz, Pretz, Morenz, Montz

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Moretz Family Origin

Where is the Moretz family from?

Moretz Family Occupations

What did your Moretz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Bakery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moretz. The most common Moretz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Moretz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Moretz family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Bakery

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Moretz Historical Records

What Moretz family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Moretz Life Expectancy

What is the average Moretz lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Moretz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Moretz in 1951 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moretz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moretz 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 Moretz Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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