Hotz Family History

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Hotz Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name, Hugizo or Huz o, pet forms of a compound name formed with hug- as the first element (see, for example, Hubert, Hugh). South German: possibly a nickname from Middle High German hotzen ‘to run swiftly’.

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

Similar surnames: Hott, Kotz, Hitz, Notz, Holtz, Lutz, Hopp, Lontz, Gotz, Lotz

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Hotz Family Origin

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Hotz Family Occupations

What did your Hotz ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Clerk and Assistant In Xmas Card T were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hotz. 34% of Hotz men worked as a Clerk and 15% of Hotz women worked as an Assistant In Xmas Card T. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hotz were Water Inspector M W and Retired

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Clerk
  • Journeyman Tailor
  • Water Inspector M W

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant In Xmas Card T
  • Clerk British Tailors Loc
  • Housewife
  • Retired

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

Hotz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Hotz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hotz 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 Hotz. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hotz. For the veterans among your Hotz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hotz Life Expectancy

What is the average Hotz lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hotz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hotz in 1954 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hotz 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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