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 Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Boltz name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Boltz. 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


  • Norway


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Boltz Family Origin

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Boltz Family Occupations

What did your Boltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Artificial Florist and Gardener were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Boltz. A less common occupation for the Boltz family was Railway Porter. The most common Boltz occupation in the UK was Artificial Florist. 33% of Boltz's were Artificial Florists.

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  • Artificial Florist

  • Gardener

  • Railway Porter


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Boltz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Boltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boltz 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 Boltz. 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 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

What is the average Boltz lifespan?

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boltz 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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