Gotz Family History

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Gotz Name Meaning

South German (also Götz): from a short form of the personal name Gottfried.

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


Similar surnames: Gott, Gatz, Goetz, Notz, Lotz, Motz, Hotz, Kotz, Goos, Ott

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Gotz Family Origin

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Gotz Family Occupations

What did your Gotz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gotz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Gotz's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeps House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gotz. A less common occupation for the Gotz family was Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeps House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Shoemaker

    6%

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

Gotz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gotz Life Expectancy

What is the average Gotz lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gotz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Gotz in 1959 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gotz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gotz 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 Gotz Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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