Boltz Family History

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Boltz Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Boltz, a reduced form of Baldwin. South German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of bolts for crossbows or for a bowman, or a nickname for a tall stiff man, from Middle High German boltz ‘crossbow bolt’.

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

Similar surnames: Bolt, Holtz, Beltz, Biltz, Kotz, Bold, Bolte, Oltz, Goltz, Bott

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Boltz Family Origin

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Boltz Family Occupations

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In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Boltz.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Boltz Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Boltz. For the veterans among your Boltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boltz Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Boltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Boltz in 1950 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

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