Watz Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with war ‘to protect or warn’; ‘man’; ‘true’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Wantz, Ratz, Gatz, Witz, Latz, Hitz, Datz, Atz, Watt, Walz

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Watz Family Origin

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Watz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Cigar Maker

    12%
  • Teacher

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Watz family was Keeping House. The most common Watz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Watz's were Farmers. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Teacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Watz.

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Watz Historical Records

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Watz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Watz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Watz in 1958 was 65, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Watz

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