Stoltz Family History

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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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Stoltz Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Stoltz name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Stoltz. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Stoltz Family Origin

Where is the Stoltz family from?

Stoltz Family Occupations

What did your Stoltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stoltz. A less common occupation for the Stoltz family was Butcher. The most common Stoltz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Stoltz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Butcher


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

Stoltz Historical Records

What Stoltz family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Stoltz Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stoltz 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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