Goelz Family History

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Goelz Name Meaning

dialect variant of Geltz. (Gölz): habitational name from Göls in Holstein or from either of two places, Göl(t)zscha or Göltzschen, in Saxony. nickname for a bald man from Slavic gol- ‘naked’, ‘bald’.

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


Similar surnames: Golla, Gohl, Goede, Gola, Gole, Noell, Gell, Welz, Goltz, Doell

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Goelz Family Origin

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Goelz Family Occupations

What did your Goelz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goelz. A less common occupation for the Goelz family was Physician. The most common Goelz occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 15% of Goelz's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Physician

    7%

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Goelz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goelz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goelz 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Goelz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Goelz. For the veterans among your Goelz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goelz Life Expectancy

What is the average Goelz lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Goelz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Goelz in 1949 was 43, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goelz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goelz 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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