Lietz Family History

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Lietz Name Meaning

Eastern German: habitational name from any of several places in eastern Germany, for example Lietzen, Lietzau, Lietzow, etc., all of Slavic origin. Dutch: patronymic from a short form of a Germanic compound name beginning with Lied-.

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

Similar surnames: Zietz, Lintz, Rietz, Fietz, Pietz, Lietzau, Lien, Dietz, Reetz, Lutz

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Lietz Family Origin

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Lietz Family Occupations

What did your Lietz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lietz. A less common occupation for the Lietz family was Butcher. The most common Lietz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Lietz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Laborer

  • Butcher


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

Lietz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Lietz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lietz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lietz. 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 Lietz. For the veterans among your Lietz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lietz Life Expectancy

What is the average Lietz lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lietz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Lietz in 1948 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lietz 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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