Protz Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Pritz, Plotz, Portz, Grotz, Pretz, Pott, Pratz, Krotz, Britz, Propp

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Protz Family Origin

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Protz Family Occupations

What did your Protz ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Carpenter

    23%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Cabnet Maker

    8%
  • Carpet-Weaver

    8%

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

Protz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Protz Life Expectancy

What is the average Protz lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Protz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Protz 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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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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