Rotz Family History

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Rotz Name Meaning

German (Rötz): habitational name from places so named in the Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, and Styria, Austria.

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

Similar surnames: Rott, Retz, Rutz, Rota, Ritz, Ratz, Rothe, Notz, Hotz, Kotz

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Rotz Family Origin

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Rotz Family Occupations

What did your Rotz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rotz. 25% of Rotz men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Rotz women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rotz were Manager and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Maid
  • Machine Operator
  • Housewife

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

Rotz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rotz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rotz 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 721 immigration records available for the last name Rotz. 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 Rotz. For the veterans among your Rotz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rotz Life Expectancy

What is the average Rotz lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rotz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rotz in 1955 was 49, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rotz 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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