Goelz Name Meaning

dialect variant of Geltz. (Gölz): habitational name from Göls in Holstein or from either of two places, Göl(t)zscha or Göltzschen, in Saxony. nickname for a bald man from Slavic gol- ‘naked’, ‘bald’.

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


Similar surnames: Golla, Gohl, Goede, Gola, Gole, Noell, Gell, Welz, Goltz, Doell

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Goelz Family Origin

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Goelz Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Physician

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goelz family was Physician. The most common Goelz occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 15% of Goelz's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goelz.

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Goelz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Goelz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Goelz in 1949 was 43, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goelz

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