Speltz Family History

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Speltz Name Meaning

German: variant Spelz, a metonymic occupational name for a grower of spelt (a type of grain), Middle High German spëlze.

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

Similar surnames: Peltz, Spetz, Steltz, Geltz, Beltz, Stultz, Stoltz, Pultz, Keltz

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Speltz Family Origin

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Speltz Family Occupations

What did your Speltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Speltz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Speltz's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Speltz.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Speltz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Speltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Speltz 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 122 immigration records available for the last name Speltz. 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 225 military records available for the last name Speltz. For the veterans among your Speltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Speltz Life Expectancy

What is the average Speltz lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Speltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Speltz in 1958 was 28, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Speltz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Speltz 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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