Kirtz Name Meaning

German: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Gero or Gier derived from either of the Old High German roots gar, ger ‘spear’ or giri ‘desire’, ‘greed’.

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


Similar surnames: Kertz, Wirtz, Kintz, Kritz, Kortz, Ketz, Fitz, Artz, Kurtz, Kitz

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Kirtz Family Origin

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Kirtz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Boot And Shoe Maker

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Keeps House

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kirtz family was Keeps House. Farmer, Boot And Shoe Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirtz. The most common Kirtz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Kirtz's were Farmers.

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Kirtz Historical Records

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Kirtz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Kirtz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kirtz in 1947 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirtz

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