Oltz Family History

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Oltz Name Meaning

German and French (Alsace): unexplained; perhaps a respelling of German Ohls: a patronymic from the personal name Ohl, a short form of Olrich (see Ulrich).

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

Similar surnames: Boltz, Goltz, Holtz, Ott, Lutz, Fitz, Artz, Moltz, Woltz, Ratz

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Oltz Family Origin

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Oltz Family Occupations

What did your Oltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Huckster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oltz. The most common Oltz occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Oltz's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Oltz family was Keeping House.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Huckster

  • Keeping House


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

Oltz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Oltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oltz 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Oltz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Oltz. For the veterans among your Oltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oltz Life Expectancy

What is the average Oltz lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2003, in the United States, Oltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Oltz in 1946 was 26, and 71 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oltz 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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