Peltz Family History

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Peltz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a furrier, from Middle High German bellez, German Pelz ‘fur’, ‘(animal) skin’.

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


Similar surnames: Beltz, Geltz, Speltz, Pilz, Netz, Pultz, Keltz, Pels, Pelz, Piltz

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Peltz Family Origin

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Peltz Family Occupations

What did your Peltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Peltz family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peltz. The most common Peltz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Peltz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Peltz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Peltz Life Expectancy

What is the average Peltz lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Peltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Peltz in 1956 was 45, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peltz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peltz 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 Peltz Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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