Martz Name Meaning

(also Märtz): from a nickname or personal name for someone who was born or baptized in the month of March, Middle High German merz (see March 2), or who had some other special connection with the month, such as owing a feudal obligation then. (Märtz): from a short form of a personal name such as Martin 1 or Mark 1. from a Germanic personal name, Marizo (which became Mar(t)zo), a pet form of compound names formed with mari ‘famous’ as the first element.

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

Similar surnames: Marti, Hartz, Bartz, Mart, Artz, Marte, Marty, Mars, Matz, Marko

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Martz Family Origin

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Martz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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In 1880, the most common Martz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Martz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Martz family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Martz.

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Martz Historical Records

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Martz Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Martz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Martz in 1947 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Martz

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