Boltz Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Boltz, a reduced 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 ©2013, Oxford University Press


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

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Boltz Family Origin

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Boltz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Shoemaker

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boltz. A less common occupation for the Boltz family was Shoemaker. The most common Boltz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Boltz's were Farmers.

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Boltz Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boltz

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