Wurz Family History

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Wurz Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Wurtz.

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


Similar surnames: Wirz, Kurz, Wurl, Marz, Wilz, Wolz, Merz, Wurth, Kuri, Yurk

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Wurz Family Origin

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Wurz Family Occupations

What did your Wurz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Baker and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wurz. The most common Wurz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Wurz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wurz family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Baker

    12%
  • Brewer

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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

Wurz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Wurz Life Expectancy

What is the average Wurz lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Wurz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Wurz in 1952 was 58, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wurz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wurz 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 Wurz Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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