Bortz Family History

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Bortz Name Meaning

German: nickname for a little fellow, from Low German dialect word meaning ‘buttocks’, ‘stump’. Compare Boortz. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place in Lithuania, called Bortsi in Russian.

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


Similar surnames: Bort, Bartz, Borth, Boortz, Boltz, Portz, Britz, Nortz, Borts, Burtz

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Bortz Family Origin

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Bortz Family Occupations

What did your Bortz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bortz. 17% of Bortz men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Bortz women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bortz were Truck Driver and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    15%
  • Saleslady
    13%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Housewife
    11%

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

Bortz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Bortz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bortz 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 750 immigration records available for the last name Bortz. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bortz. For the veterans among your Bortz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bortz Life Expectancy

What is the average Bortz lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bortz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Bortz in 1943 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

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