Politz Family History

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Politz Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places so named, of Slavic origin. from a pet form of the personal name Hippolitus. Compare French Hypolite, Greek Politis.

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

Similar surnames: Polito, Polite, Pritz, Polit, Pollitt, Polin, Opitz, Moltz, Politis

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Politz Family Origin

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Politz Family Occupations

What did your Politz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Clothing Merchant and Puddler In Rolling Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Politz. The most common Politz occupation in the USA was Clothing Merchant. 33% of Politz's were Clothing Merchants. A less common occupation for the Politz family was Turner.

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  • Clothing Merchant

  • Puddler In Rolling Mill

  • Turner


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

Politz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Politz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Politz 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 434 immigration records available for the last name Politz. 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 821 military records available for the last name Politz. For the veterans among your Politz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Politz Life Expectancy

What is the average Politz lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Politz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Politz in 1961 was 31, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Politz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Politz 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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