Keltz Family History

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Keltz Name Meaning

South German: nickname for someone in the habit of shouting or boasting, from Middle High German kelz ‘loud talk’, ‘bragging’, a noun derivative of kelzen ‘to shout or boast’.

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

Similar surnames: Ketz, Kertz, Geltz, Beltz, Peltz, Klotz, Kelter, Kell, Koltz, Netz

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Keltz Family Origin

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Keltz Family Occupations

What did your Keltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Coal Miner and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keltz. The most common Keltz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Keltz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Keltz family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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Keltz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Keltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keltz 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 401 immigration records available for the last name Keltz. 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 949 military records available for the last name Keltz. For the veterans among your Keltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keltz Life Expectancy

What is the average Keltz lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Keltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Keltz in 1951 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keltz

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