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Notz Family History

Notz Name Meaning

probably from Middle High German noz ‘domestic animals’, ‘cattle’, hence a byname for a dealer in livestock. Compare Noetzel. from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with not ‘distress’, ‘force’.

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

Similar surnames: Noth, Nortz, Hotz, Kotz, Gotz, Noftz, Netz, Motz, Lotz, Nitz

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Where is the Notz family from?

You can see how Notz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Notz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Notz families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Notz families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Notz's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Notz families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Notz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Notz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Notz. 39% of Notz men worked as a Farmer and 38% of Notz women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Notz were Draftsman and Housewife.

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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
  • Laborer
  • Farm Hand
  • Draftsman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Notz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Notz 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 834 immigration records available for the last name Notz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Notz. For the veterans among your Notz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Notz lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Notz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Notz in 1959 was 72, and 84 in 2004.

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