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Pultz Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Pfalz, a regional name for someone from the Palatinate (German Pfalz), or an occupational or status name (see Pfalzgraf). German: (Pülz): variant of Pilz.

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


Similar surnames: Pulte, Peltz, Piltz, Holtz, Biltz, Putz, Butz, Fultz, Mutz, Speltz

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Where is the Pultz family from?

You can see how Pultz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pultz family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Pultz families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 35 Pultz families living in New York. This was about 95% of all the recorded Pultz's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Pultz families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pultz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pultz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pultz. 30% of Pultz men worked as a Laborer and 36% of Pultz women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pultz were Carpenter and Waitress.

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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

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    36%
  • Stenographer
    36%
  • House Keeper
    15%
  • Waitress
    15%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 381 immigration records available for the last name Pultz. 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 973 military records available for the last name Pultz. For the veterans among your Pultz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pultz lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Pultz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Pultz in 1943 was 29, and 78 in 2004.

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