Goltz Family History

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Goltz Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name or occupational name for a woodcutter or someone who sold wood, from German Holz ‘wood’, altered under Russian influence, since Russian has no h and alters h in borrowed words to g. Eastern German (under Slavic influence): habitational name for someone from Golz or Golssen in eastern Germany, place names that may derive from Slavic gola ‘heath’.

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

Similar surnames: Holtz, Golz, Boltz, Kotz, Geltz, Soltz, Stoltz, Pultz, Oltz, Moltz

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Goltz Family Origin

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Goltz Family Occupations

What did your Goltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Goltz. 22% of Goltz men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Goltz women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goltz were Clerk and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Housewife

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

Goltz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Goltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goltz 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Goltz. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Goltz. For the veterans among your Goltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goltz Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Goltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Goltz in 1947 was 40, and 85 in 2004.

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