Potratz Family History

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Potratz Name Meaning

Eastern German (of Slavic origin): habitational name from an unidentified place probably in eastern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Porath, Portz, Potash, Pratz, Dobratz, Ratz, Statz, Pretz, Pottratz

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Potratz Family Origin

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Potratz Family Occupations

What did your Potratz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Potratz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Potratz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Coachman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Potratz. A less common occupation for the Potratz family was Laborer On Rr.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    38%
  • Coachman

    13%
  • Laborer On Rr

    13%

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

Potratz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Potratz Life Expectancy

What is the average Potratz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Potratz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Potratz in 1962 was 82, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Potratz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Potratz 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 Potratz Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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