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Mutz Family History

Mutz Name Meaning

probably a metonymic occupational name for a baker, from Middle High German mutze ‘white bread’, ‘roll’ (see Mutschler). nickname either for a short person, from Middle High German mutzen ‘to cut or shorten’, or for a fop or dandy, from the same word in the sense ‘to decorate or adorn’.

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


Similar surnames: Butz, Metz, Muth, Rutz, Munz, Lutz, Mitz, Fetz, Motz, Kutz

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Where is the Mutz family from?

You can see how Mutz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mutz family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Mutz families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Mutz families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Mutz's in the USA. Ohio and 1 other state had the highest population of Mutz families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mutz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mutz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mutz. 18% of Mutz men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Mutz women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mutz were Salesman and Servant.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Servant
    6%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Mutz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mutz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mutz. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Mutz. For the veterans among your Mutz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mutz lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Mutz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mutz in 1953 was 58, and 72 in 2004.

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