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Strutz Family History

Strutz Name Meaning

North German: nickname from Middle Low German strus ‘ostrich’. Compare German Strauss. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with strud ‘lay waste’, ‘destroy’, as the first element. Swedish: ornamental name from struts ‘ostrich’.

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


Similar surnames: Strutt, Stutz, Strunk, Rutz, Statz, Stoltz, Strub, Struck, Schutz

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Where is the Strutz family from?

You can see how Strutz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Strutz family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Strutz families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Strutz family living in Georgia. This was 100% of all the recorded Strutz's in the USA. Georgia had the highest population of Strutz families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Strutz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Strutz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Strutz. 20% of Strutz men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Strutz women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Strutz were Machinist 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
    20%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    24%
  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Clerk
    18%
  • Waitress
    18%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Strutz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strutz 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 904 immigration records available for the last name Strutz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Strutz. For the veterans among your Strutz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Strutz lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Strutz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Strutz in 1945 was 52, and 70 in 2004.

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