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Foltz Name Meaning

German: variant of Folz . Americanized form of German Volz a cognate of 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Fultz, Folts, Folz, Voltz, Foutz, Bolte, Pultz, Foit, Koltz, Fout

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Where is the Foltz family from?

You can see how Foltz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Foltz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Foltz families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 15 Foltz families living in Ontario. This was about 63% of all the recorded Foltz's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Foltz families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Foltz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Foltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Foltz. 16% of Foltz men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Foltz women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Foltz were Clerk and Clerk. .

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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

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Clerk
    7%
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Census Records

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Foltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foltz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Foltz. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Foltz. For the veterans among your Foltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Foltz lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Foltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Foltz in 1940 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

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