Watz Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Watz Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with war ‘to protect or warn’; ‘man’; ‘true’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Wantz, Ratz, Gatz, Witz, Latz, Hitz, Datz, Atz, Watt, Walz

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Watz Family Origin

Where is the Watz family from?

Watz Family Occupations

What did your Watz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Teacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Watz. The most common Watz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Watz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Watz family was Keeping House.

View Census data for Watz | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    41%
  • Cigar Maker

    12%
  • Teacher

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Watz Historical Records

What Watz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Watz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Watz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Watz

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Watz. 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.

View all Watz immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Watz. For the veterans among your Watz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Watz military records

You've only scratched the surface of Watz family history.

Watz Life Expectancy

What is the average Watz lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Watz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Watz in 1958 was 65, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Watz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Watz 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.

Famous Watz Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Look up another name