Geltz Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German gelze ‘castrated hog’, presumably a metonymic occupational name or perhaps an unflattering nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Beltz, Peltz, Keltz, Beitz, Goltz, Metz, Netz, Gell, Seltz, Gertz

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Geltz Family Origin

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Geltz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Tailor

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Geltz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Geltz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geltz. A less common occupation for the Geltz family was Tailor.

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Geltz Historical Records

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Geltz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Geltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Geltz in 1962 was 74, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geltz

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