Petzoldt Family History

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Petzoldt Name Meaning

German: variant of Petzold.

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

Similar surnames: Petzold, Betzold, Bezold, Ewoldt, Stoldt, Polt, Petrow, Paetzold

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Petzoldt Family Origin

Where is the Petzoldt family from?

Petzoldt Family Occupations

What did your Petzoldt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Petzoldt occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 33% of Petzoldt's were Clerk In Stores. Clerk In Store and Harness Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Petzoldt. A less common occupation for the Petzoldt family was Weaver.

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  • Clerk In Store

  • Harness Maker

  • Weaver


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

Petzoldt Historical Records

What Petzoldt family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Petzoldt Life Expectancy

What is the average Petzoldt lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Petzoldt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Petzoldt in 1962 was 76, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petzoldt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Petzoldt 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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