Wirz Family History

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Wirz Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Wirtz.

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


Similar surnames: Wilz, Wirt, Wurz, Wisz, Diez, Marz, Kurz, Wolz, Merz, Hire

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Wirz Family Origin

Where is the Wirz family from?

Wirz Family Occupations

What did your Wirz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Barker and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wirz. A less common occupation for the Wirz family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Wirz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Wirz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Barker

    10%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%

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

Wirz Historical Records

What Wirz family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Wirz Life Expectancy

What is the average Wirz lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Wirz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Wirz in 1951 was 38, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wirz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wirz 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 Wirz Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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