Nortz Family History

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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

What did your Nortz ancestors do for a living?

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 Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nortz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nortz 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 411 immigration records available for the last name Nortz. 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 102 military records available for the last name Nortz. For the veterans among your Nortz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nortz Life Expectancy

What is the average Nortz lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nortz 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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