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Boltz Surname Meaning

German: from the personal name Boltz a shortened form of Baldwin . South German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of bolts for crossbows or for a bowman or a nickname for a tall stiff man from Middle High German boltz ‘crossbow bolt’.

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


Similar surnames: Bolt, Holtz, Beltz, Biltz, Kotz, Bold, Bolte, Oltz, Goltz, Bott

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You can see how Boltz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boltz family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Boltz families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Boltz families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Boltz's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Boltz families in 1911.
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What did your Boltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Boltz. 60% of Boltz men worked as a Labourer. .

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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

  • Labourer
    60%
  • Farmer
    40%
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Boltz. 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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There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Boltz. For the veterans among your Boltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boltz lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Boltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Boltz in 1950 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

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