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Stoltz Family History

Stoltz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German, German stolz ‘magnificent’, ‘proud’, Yiddish shtolts ‘proud’. The Jewish name is often ornamental.

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

Similar surnames: Stolz, Stolte, Stotz, Stultz, Steltz, Holtz, Stoll, Boltz, Stoesz

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Where is the Stoltz family from?

You can see how Stoltz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stoltz family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stoltz families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Stoltz families living in North Carolina. This was about 41% of all the recorded Stoltz's in the USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Stoltz families in 1840.
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What did your Stoltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stoltz. 17% of Stoltz men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Stoltz women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stoltz were Proprietor and Housekeeper.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Stoltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stoltz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Stoltz. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Stoltz. For the veterans among your Stoltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stoltz lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Stoltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Stoltz in 1943 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

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