Wilz Family History

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Wilz Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Wiltz.

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


Similar surnames: Wolz, Wirz, Welz, Bilz, Wilk, Wilt, Wisz, Wiltz, Weltz, Diez

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Wilz Family Origin

Where is the Wilz family from?

Wilz Family Occupations

What did your Wilz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wilz family was Farmer. Tailor, Cap Maker and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilz. The most common Wilz occupation in the USA was Tailor. 18% of Wilz's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor

    18%
  • Cap Maker

    9%
  • Day Laborer

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%

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

Wilz Historical Records

What Wilz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wilz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilz 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 Wilz

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Wilz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wilz. For the veterans among your Wilz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilz Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilz lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Wilz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Wilz in 1942 was 44, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilz 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 Wilz Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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