Kortz Family History

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Kortz Name Meaning

variant of Kurz. from a short form of the personal name Konrad.

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


Similar surnames: Kort, Nortz, Korth, Korte, Kotz, Lortz, Kertz, Wortz, Kirtz, Kratz

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Kortz Family Origin

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Kortz Family Occupations

What did your Kortz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kortz. 12% of Kortz men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Kortz women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kortz were Machinist and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    12%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Machinist
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    5%
  • Housework
    5%

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

Kortz Historical Records

What Kortz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kortz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kortz 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 453 immigration records available for the last name Kortz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kortz. For the veterans among your Kortz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kortz Life Expectancy

What is the average Kortz lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kortz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Kortz in 1959 was 44, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kortz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kortz 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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