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Belzer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a furrier, from an agent derivative of Middle High German bel(li)z ‘fur’, ‘pelt’ (see Beltz). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Belz in Ukraine.

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


Similar surnames: Pelzer, Beller, Belter, Selzer, Netzer, Berner, Meltzer, Belfer

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Belzer Family Origin

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Belzer Family Occupations

What did your Belzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Glass Blower were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belzer. A less common occupation for the Belzer family was Tailor. The most common Belzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Belzer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Glass Blower

    5%
  • Tailor

    5%

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

Belzer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Belzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Belzer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Belzer. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Belzer. For the veterans among your Belzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Belzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Belzer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Belzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Belzer in 1961 was 56, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Belzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Belzer 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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