Geltz Family History

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Geltz Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German gelze ‘castrated hog’, presumably a metonymic occupational name or perhaps an unflattering nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Beltz, Peltz, Keltz, Beitz, Goltz, Metz, Netz, Gell, Seltz, Gertz

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Geltz Family Origin

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Geltz Family Occupations

What did your Geltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Geltz family was Servant. The most common Geltz occupation in Canada was Factory Hand. 33% of Geltz's were Factory Hands. Factory Hand and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Geltz.

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  • Factory Hand

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%
  • Servant

    33%

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

Geltz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Geltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geltz 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Geltz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Geltz. For the veterans among your Geltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geltz Life Expectancy

What is the average Geltz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Geltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Geltz in 1962 was 74, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geltz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geltz ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Geltz Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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