Goerlitz Family History

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Goerlitz Name Meaning

Eastern German (Görlitz): habitational name for someone from a Silesian city so named, now forming part of the border between Germany and southern Poland.

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


Similar surnames: Gerlitz, Garlitz, Goertz, Goltz, Gerbitz, Britz, Politz, Roeglin

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Goerlitz Family Origin

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Goerlitz Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Maker

    20%
  • Engraver In Metal

    20%
  • House Keeper

    20%
  • Schoamaker

    20%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goerlitz family was Schoamaker. The most common Goerlitz occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 20% of Goerlitz's were Cigar Makers. Cigar Maker, Engraver In Metal and House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goerlitz.

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Goerlitz Historical Records

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Goerlitz Life Expectancy

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