Pilz Family History

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Pilz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a gatherer of mushrooms, from Middle High German bül(e)z, German Pilz ‘mushroom’.

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

Similar surnames: Milz, Bilz, Piltz, Prinz, Pelz, Pels, Pultz, Silk, Palm, Pitz

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Pilz Family Origin

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Pilz Family Occupations

What did your Pilz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pilz family was Blacksmith. Cigar Maker, Farmer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pilz. The most common Pilz occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 14% of Pilz's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker

  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Blacksmith


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pilz ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pilz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pilz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pilz 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 Pilz. 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 Pilz. For the veterans among your Pilz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pilz Life Expectancy

What is the average Pilz lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Pilz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Pilz in 1942 was 51, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pilz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pilz 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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