Pelz Family History

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Pelz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Peltz.

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


Similar surnames: Pelc, Pilz, Peltz, Welz, Pell, Pelo, Gell, Weltz, Merz, Wilz

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Pelz Family Origin

Where is the Pelz family from?

Pelz Family Occupations

What did your Pelz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pelz occupation in the USA was Laborer. 10% of Pelz's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Pelz family was Architect. Laborer, Tailor and 9working As Taylor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pelz.

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  • Laborer

    10%
  • Tailor

    10%
  • 9working As Taylor

    5%
  • Architect

    5%

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

Pelz Historical Records

What Pelz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pelz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pelz 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 Pelz

Passenger List

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

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Pelz Life Expectancy

What is the average Pelz lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Pelz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Pelz in 1957 was 56, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pelz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pelz 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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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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