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Utz Name Meaning

South German (Ütz): from a pet form of the personal name Ulrich.

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


Similar surnames: Butz, Lutz, Kutz, Atz, Putz, Rutz, Fitz, Enz, Lotz, Oltz

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Where is the Utz family from?

You can see how Utz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Utz family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Utz families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 27 Utz families living in Virginia. This was about 36% of all the recorded Utz's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Utz families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Utz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Utz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Utz. 23% of Utz men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Utz women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Utz were Clerk and Seamstress.

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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
    23%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • House Keeper
    7%
  • Seamstress
    7%
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What Utz family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Utz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Utz 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 Utz. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Utz. For the veterans among your Utz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Utz lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Utz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Utz in 1943 was 31, and 79 in 2004.

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