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Beltz Family History

Beltz Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for a furrier from Middle High German bel(lī)z ‘fur skin’ (from Late Latin pellicia). In some cases also a Germanized or Americanized form of Slovenian Belec or its variant Belc.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Peltz, Beitz, Boltz, Biltz, Geltz, Belt, Keltz, Belz, Netz, Pultz

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Where is the Beltz family from?

You can see how Beltz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beltz family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Beltz families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 12 Beltz families living in Ontario. This was about 86% of all the recorded Beltz's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Beltz families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beltz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Beltz. 100% of Beltz men worked as a Salesman. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Salesman
    100%
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Beltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beltz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Beltz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Beltz. For the veterans among your Beltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beltz lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Beltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Beltz in 1951 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

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