Holtzer Family History

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Holtzer Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived in a wood, from Holtz + the -er suffix denoting an inhabitant. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a woodcutter or someone who sold wood, from an agent derivative of German Holz ‘wood’.

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

Similar surnames: Holter, Hoelzer, Holtz, Halter, Holder, Seltzer, Holmer, Bolter

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Holtzer Family Origin

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Holtzer Family Occupations

What did your Holtzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Civil Servant (retired) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Holtzer. 34% of Holtzer men worked as a Civil Servant (retired) and 50% of Holtzer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Holtzer were Railway Clerk (retired) and No Occupation

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Civil Servant (retired)
  • Motor Driver
  • Railway Clerk (retired)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Workor
  • Housekeeper
  • No Occupation

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

Holtzer Historical Records

What Holtzer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Holtzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Holtzer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Holtzer

Passenger List

There are 622 immigration records available for the last name Holtzer. 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 867 military records available for the last name Holtzer. For the veterans among your Holtzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Holtzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Holtzer lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Holtzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Holtzer in 1956 was 49, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Holtzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holtzer 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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