Blatz Family History

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Blatz Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various farms so named, from Middle High German plaz, blaz ‘place’. Compare Platz. metonymic occupational name for a baker, from Blatz, a type of flat loaf.

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

Similar surnames: Platz, Glatz, Plate, Blatt, Banz, Beitz, Bitz, Gratz, Beltz, Britz

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Blatz Family Origin

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Blatz Family Occupations

What did your Blatz ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Shoemaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Blatz. A less common occupation for the Blatz family was Tailor. The most common Blatz occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Blatz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Shoemaker

  • Tailor


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

Blatz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Blatz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blatz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Blatz. 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 Blatz. For the veterans among your Blatz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blatz Life Expectancy

What is the average Blatz lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Blatz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Blatz in 1951 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blatz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blatz 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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