Bilz Family History

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Bilz Name Meaning

German: variant of Pilz ‘mushroom’, (from Latin boletus), probably an occupational nickname for a mushroom gatherer.

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


Similar surnames: Biltz, Pilz, Belz, Bel, Bitz, Bill, Binz, Wilz, Milz, Brill

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Bilz Family Origin

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Bilz Family Occupations

What did your Bilz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bilz family was Tailor. The most common Bilz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Bilz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bilz.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Tailor

    7%

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Bilz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bilz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bilz 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bilz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bilz. For the veterans among your Bilz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bilz Life Expectancy

What is the average Bilz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bilz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bilz in 1962 was 72, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bilz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bilz 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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