Hoelzer Family History

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Hoelzer Name Meaning

North German: occupational name for a lumberjack or woodcutter, from Middle High German holz ‘wood’ + -er, agent noun suffix. South German (Hölzer): topographic name from Middle High German holz ‘wood’, ‘copse’ + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant.

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

Similar surnames: Hoeller, Helmer, Holder, Hosler, Herzer, Holler, Hoefler, Helder

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Hoelzer Family Origin

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Hoelzer Family Occupations

What did your Hoelzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hoelzer. 22% of Hoelzer men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Hoelzer women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoelzer were Office Clerk and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Office Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Typist
  • Clerk

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

Hoelzer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hoelzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoelzer 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 341 immigration records available for the last name Hoelzer. 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 618 military records available for the last name Hoelzer. For the veterans among your Hoelzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoelzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoelzer lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hoelzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hoelzer in 1951 was 62, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoelzer 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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