Wiltz Family History

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Wiltz Name Meaning

Luxembourgeois: habitational name from Wiltz in Luxembourg. German: from a short form of Wilhelm or any other of the Germanic personal names formed with wil ‘will’, ‘desire’ as its first element.

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

Similar surnames: Diltz, Witz, Woltz, Giltz, Wintz, Wills, Lintz, Wirtz, Wilms, Fitz

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Wiltz Family Origin

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Wiltz Family Occupations

What did your Wiltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiltz. The most common Wiltz occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Wiltz's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Wiltz family was Farming.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Wiltz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Wiltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiltz 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 516 immigration records available for the last name Wiltz. 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 Wiltz. For the veterans among your Wiltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wiltz Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiltz lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Wiltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Wiltz in 1953 was 65, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiltz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiltz 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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