Artz Family History

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Artz Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name A(a)rt, a reduced form of Arnt (see Arndt, Arnold), or sometimes from a reduced form of the personal name Alaert or Adriaan. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Arzt ‘physician’.

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

Similar surnames: Art, Hartz, Martz, Arntz, Bartz, Britz, Arts, Raatz, Kotz, Kratz

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Artz Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Artz name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Artz. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Artz Family Origin

Where is the Artz family from?

Artz Family Occupations

What did your Artz ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Artz occupation in the UK was Shape Manufacturer. 100% of Artz's were Shape Manufacturers.

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  • Shape Manufacturer


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

Artz Historical Records

What Artz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Artz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Artz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Artz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Artz. For the veterans among your Artz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Artz Life Expectancy

What is the average Artz lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Artz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Artz in 1946 was 38, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Artz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Artz 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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