Goetz Name Meaning

South German (Götz): from a short form of any of the various compound names with the first element god ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’.

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


Similar surnames: Gotz, Raetz, Gretz, Goethe, Gaetz, Getz, Goertz, Goltz, Gratz, Noeth

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Goetz Family Origin

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Goetz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Servant

    15%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Shoemaker

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Goetz family was Shoemaker. The most common Goetz occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Goetz's were Farmers. Farmer, Servant and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goetz.

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Goetz Historical Records

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Goetz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Goetz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Goetz in 1941 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goetz

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