Volz Name Meaning

German (Völz): from the personal names Vol(k)mar or Volkmer (see Vollmer).

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


Similar surnames: Volk, Bolt, Voelz, Wolz, Golz, Folz, Voltz, Kolz, Molz, Nold

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Volz Family Origin

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Volz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Butcher

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Volz. The most common Volz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Volz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Volz family was Butcher.

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Volz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Volz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Volz in 1944 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Volz

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