Gertz Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from a Germanic personal name composed of gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant, under Russian influence (see Goren), of Herz.

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


Similar surnames: Hertz, Bertz, Gartz, Artz, Getz, Mertz, Giertz, Geron, Gentz, Goertz

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Gertz Family Origin

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Gertz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Baker

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gertz. The most common Gertz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Gertz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gertz family was Baker.

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Gertz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Gertz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gertz in 1954 was 31, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gertz

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