Nortz Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name (see North 3).South German: perhaps a metonymic occupational name for someone who trapped otters or for someone who dealt in otter skins, from Middle High German norz, nörz ‘otter’.

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


Similar surnames: North, Notz, Boltz, Nord, Lortz, Netz, Lontz, Noftz, Kortz, Wortz

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Nortz Family Origin

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Nortz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Carpenter

    33%

In 1880, the most common Nortz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Nortz's were Farmers. Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Nortz.

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Nortz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Nortz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Nortz in 1963 was 63, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nortz

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