Boortz Family History

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Boortz Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of the Dutch surname Boorts, which Debrabandere suggests may be a hypercorrected form of Boots (see Boot). Alternatively, it may be an Americanized spelling of German Burtz, a nickname for a little man, from the base form of the word Bürzel ‘rump’, ‘stump’.

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


Similar surnames: Bortz, Booz, Burtz, Bartz, Bootz, Boore, Boltz, Boot, Moors, Mootz

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Boortz Family Origin

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Boortz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Cooper

    14%
  • Farm Work

    14%
  • Farming

    14%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boortz family was Farming. The most common Boortz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Boortz's were Farmers. Farmer, Cooper and Farm Work were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boortz.

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Boortz Historical Records

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Boortz Life Expectancy

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