Paetz Family History

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Paetz Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Pätz, a vernacular form of Peter.

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


Similar surnames: Patz, Petz, Pretz, Peetz, Pietz, Raetz, Paeth, Piet, Puetz, Ratz

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Paetz Family Origin

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Paetz Family Occupations

What did your Paetz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farm Laborer and Fireman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paetz. A less common occupation for the Paetz family was Hosteler. The most common Paetz occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 9% of Paetz's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Fireman

    9%
  • Hosteler

    9%

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

Paetz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Paetz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paetz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Paetz

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Paetz. 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 Paetz. For the veterans among your Paetz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Paetz Life Expectancy

What is the average Paetz lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Paetz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Paetz in 1959 was 53, and 95 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paetz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Paetz 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.

Famous Paetz Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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