Biltz Family History

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Biltz Name Meaning

German: possibly a variant spelling of Pilz or Piltz (in Saxony, Silesia), from Middle High German büless ‘mushroom’ (a loanword from Latin boletus), hence a nickname or a metonymic occupational name for a gatherer or seller of mushrooms.

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


Similar surnames: Bilz, Boltz, Beltz, Pilz, Bitz, Filtz, Diltz, Piltz, Geltz, Pultz

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Biltz Family Origin

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Biltz Family Occupations

What did your Biltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Biltz family was Farmer. Blacksmith, Stone Mason and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Biltz. The most common Biltz occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 14% of Biltz's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Stone Mason

    14%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%

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Biltz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Biltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Biltz 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 Biltz. 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 Biltz. For the veterans among your Biltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Biltz Life Expectancy

What is the average Biltz lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Biltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Biltz in 1963 was 69, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Biltz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Biltz 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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