Protz Name Meaning

nickname from an old Bavarian word meaning ‘toad’ and, in a figurative sense, ‘showy’. topographic name of Slavic origin, from brjaza ‘birch’, Sorbian breza.

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

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Protz Family Origin

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Protz Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    23%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Cabnet Maker

    8%
  • Carpet-Weaver

    8%

In 1880, the most common Protz occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 23% of Protz's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Cabinet Maker and Cabnet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Protz. A less common occupation for the Protz family was Carpet-Weaver.

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Protz Historical Records

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Protz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Protz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Protz in 1961 was 49, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Protz

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