Nietz Family History

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Nietz Name Meaning

German: variant of Nitz.

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

Similar surnames: Bietz, Vieth, Netz, Tietz, Zietz, Nimtz, Pietz, Dietz, Lietz, Nitz

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Nietz Family Origin

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Nietz Family Occupations

What did your Nietz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Works In Mine were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nietz. The most common Nietz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Nietz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nietz family was Works In Starch Factory.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Works In Mine

  • Works In Starch Factory


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

Nietz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nietz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nietz 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 279 immigration records available for the last name Nietz. 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 429 military records available for the last name Nietz. For the veterans among your Nietz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nietz Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Nietz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Nietz in 1956 was 45, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nietz 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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