Wortz Family History

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Wortz Name Meaning

German (Wörtz): from a pet form of the personal name Werner.

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

Similar surnames: Wertz, Nortz, Wirtz, Woltz, Lortz, Wentz, Portz, Wurtz, Kortz, Woertz

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Wortz Family Origin

Where is the Wortz family from?

Wortz Family Occupations

What did your Wortz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wortz. The most common Wortz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Wortz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wortz family was Bookkeeper.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Bookkeeper


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

Wortz Historical Records

What Wortz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wortz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wortz 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 218 immigration records available for the last name Wortz. 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 619 military records available for the last name Wortz. For the veterans among your Wortz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wortz Life Expectancy

What is the average Wortz lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2003, in the United States, Wortz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Wortz in 1951 was 67, and 64 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wortz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wortz 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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