Eltz Name Meaning

German: habitational name (originally a river name) from Elz near Limburg (Hesse) or from Eltz on the Mosel river or the Neckar river.

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


Similar surnames: Meltz, Seltz, Klutz, Peltz, Beltz, Feltz, Gatz, Geltz, Glatz, Pelto

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Eltz Family Origin

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Eltz Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Eltz ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Musician

    11%
  • Stone Mason

    11%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Eltz family was Stone Mason. Farmer, Blacksmith and Musician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eltz. The most common Eltz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Eltz's were Farmers.

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Eltz Historical Records

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Eltz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Eltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Eltz in 1951 was 28, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eltz

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