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Pietz Name Meaning

German: from a Slavic-influenced pet form of the personal name Peter . Compare Pietsch .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Petz, Pitz, Lietz, Peetz, Paetz, Piety, Zietz, Mietz, Pretz, Dietz

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Where is the Pietz family from?

You can see how Pietz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pietz family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Pietz families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 28 Pietz families living in Wisconsin. This was about 25% of all the recorded Pietz's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Pietz families in 1880.
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What did your Pietz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pietz. 38% of Pietz men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Pietz women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pietz were Farm Laborer and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
  • Housewife
  • Farm Laborer
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Pietz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pietz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 937 immigration records available for the last name Pietz. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pietz. For the veterans among your Pietz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pietz lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Pietz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Pietz in 1955 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

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