Woltz Family History

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Woltz Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of any of the various Germanic personal names beginning with the element wald ‘rule’ (see for example Walter).

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

Similar surnames: Wiltz, Wortz, Boltz, Oltz, Goltz, Polt, Bolt, Wentz, Bolte, Wolek

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Woltz Family Origin

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Woltz Family Occupations

What did your Woltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Woltz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Woltz's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woltz. A less common occupation for the Woltz family was Boatman.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Boatman


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

Woltz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Woltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Woltz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 576 immigration records available for the last name Woltz. 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 Woltz. For the veterans among your Woltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Woltz Life Expectancy

What is the average Woltz lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Woltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Woltz in 1958 was 62, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Woltz 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.

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