Bortz Name Meaning

German: nickname for a little fellow, from Low German dialect word meaning ‘buttocks’, ‘stump’. Compare Boortz. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place in Lithuania, called Bortsi in Russian.

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


Similar surnames: Bort, Bartz, Borth, Boortz, Boltz, Portz, Britz, Nortz, Borts, Burtz

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Bortz Family Origin

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Bortz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Bortz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Bortz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bortz family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bortz.

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Bortz Historical Records

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Bortz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Bortz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Bortz in 1943 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bortz

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