Goertz Family History

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Goertz Name Meaning

German (Görtz): probably of Slavic origin, a habitational name from any of various places in eastern and northern Germany named Görtz or Görz.

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


Similar surnames: Gartz, Gertz, Goltz, Goerlitz, Hertz, Goerke, Hoerth, Goetz, Portz

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Goertz Family Origin

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Goertz Family Occupations

What did your Goertz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Clerk In Store and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goertz. A less common occupation for the Goertz family was Merchant - Retail. The most common Goertz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Goertz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Clerk In Store

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Merchant - Retail

    9%

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

Goertz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goertz Life Expectancy

What is the average Goertz lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Goertz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Goertz in 1950 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goertz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goertz 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.

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