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Getz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Götz (see Goetz).

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


Similar surnames: Gutz, Gertz, Netz, Gaetz, Metz, Gretz, Goetz, Genz, Artz, Fetz

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Getz Family Origin

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Getz Family Occupations

What did your Getz ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Watch Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Getz. The most common Getz occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Getz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Watch Maker

    33%

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

Getz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Getz Life Expectancy

What is the average Getz lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Getz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Getz in 1946 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Getz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Getz 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 Getz Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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