Wurtz Name Meaning

German (also Würtz): metonymic occupational name for a greengrocer or grower or seller of herbs, from Middle High German würz ‘herb’.

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


Similar surnames: Weitz, Kurtz, Wurst, Wortz, Burt, Sturtz, Wuertz, Wertz, Pultz, Warth

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Wurtz Family Origin

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Wurtz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Saloon Keeper

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wurtz family was Saloon Keeper. The most common Wurtz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Wurtz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wurtz.

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Wurtz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Wurtz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Wurtz in 1947 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wurtz

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