Bilz Family History

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Bilz Name Meaning

German: variant of Pilz ‘mushroom’, (from Latin boletus), probably an occupational nickname for a mushroom gatherer.

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

Similar surnames: Biltz, Pilz, Belz, Bel, Bitz, Bill, Binz, Wilz, Milz, Brill

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Bilz Family Origin

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Bilz Family Occupations

What did your Bilz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bilz. 9% of Bilz men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Bilz women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bilz were Electrician and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Electrician

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Saleslady
  • Housewife
  • Clerk

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

Bilz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bilz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bilz 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 491 immigration records available for the last name Bilz. 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 629 military records available for the last name Bilz. For the veterans among your Bilz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bilz Life Expectancy

What is the average Bilz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bilz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bilz in 1962 was 72, and 92 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bilz 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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