Umholtz Family History

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Umholtz Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by a forest. from unholz ‘waste, or refuse wood’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for a carpenter.

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

Similar surnames: Holtz, Imholte, Holt, Goltz, Krumholz, Molt, Boltz, Uphold, Soltz

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Umholtz Family Origin

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Umholtz Family Occupations

What did your Umholtz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Umholtz. 14% of Umholtz men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Umholtz women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Umholtz were Miner and Attendant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Assistant Mgr
  • Assistant Occ Therapist
  • Attendant

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

Umholtz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Umholtz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Umholtz 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 72 immigration records available for the last name Umholtz. 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 587 military records available for the last name Umholtz. For the veterans among your Umholtz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Umholtz Life Expectancy

What is the average Umholtz lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Umholtz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Umholtz in 1949 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Umholtz

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