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Batz Name Meaning

from Alemannic, Swabian Batz ‘pile’, ‘large quantity’, possibly applied as a nickname either for a man of large physical proportions or for a man of wealth. The term also denoted a coin and may have been used metonymically for a coiner. The name of the coin is believed to have been derived from its imprint of a bear, known in folklore as Betz or Petz. (Bätz): see Betz.

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

Similar surnames: Batt, Bata, Bartz, Watz, Butz, Banz, Bath, Ratz, Gatz, Bai

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Batz Family Origin

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Batz Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Batz. 50% of Batz men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer

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Batz Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Batz Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Batz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Batz in 1952 was 46, and 89 in 2004.

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