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

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  • Cigar Maker

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    7%

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

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Pilz Historical Records

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Pilz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pilz

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