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Datz Family History

Datz Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the old personal name Dado, cognate with Old High German tat ‘deed’, ‘action’.

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


Similar surnames: Ratz, Gatz, Danz, Patz, Latz, Matz, Watz, Day, Kotz, Dato

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Where is the Datz family from?

You can see how Datz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Datz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Datz families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Datz families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 57% of all the recorded Datz's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Datz families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Datz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Datz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Datz. 15% of Datz men worked as a Salesman and 19% of Datz women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Datz were Furrier and Teacher.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    15%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Furrier
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    19%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Teacher
    14%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Datz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Datz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 816 immigration records available for the last name Datz. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Datz lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Datz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Datz in 1957 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

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