Boortz Family History

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Boortz Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of the Dutch surname Boorts, which Debrabandere suggests may be a hypercorrected form of Boots (see Boot). Alternatively, it may be an Americanized spelling of German Burtz, a nickname for a little man, from the base form of the word Bürzel ‘rump’, ‘stump’.

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


Similar surnames: Bortz, Booz, Burtz, Bartz, Bootz, Boore, Boltz, Boot, Moors, Mootz

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Boortz Family Origin

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Boortz Family Occupations

What did your Boortz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Boortz. 20% of Boortz men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Boortz women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boortz were Carpenter and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Bookkeeper
    11%
  • Farm Labor
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    11%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Boortz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Boortz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boortz 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 118 immigration records available for the last name Boortz. 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 319 military records available for the last name Boortz. For the veterans among your Boortz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boortz Life Expectancy

What is the average Boortz lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Boortz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Boortz in 1964 was 66, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boortz

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