Maltz Family History

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Maltz Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from German Malz, Yiddish malts ‘malt’.

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

Similar surnames: Kaltz, Saltz, Moltz, Martz, Meltz, Smaltz, Ratz, Geltz, Artz, Baltz

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Maltz Family Origin

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Maltz Family Occupations

What did your Maltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Moulder and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maltz. A less common occupation for the Maltz family was Boot & Shoe Maker. The most common Maltz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Maltz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Moulder

  • Banker

  • Boot & Shoe Maker


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

Maltz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Maltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maltz 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 Maltz. 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 Maltz. For the veterans among your Maltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maltz Life Expectancy

What is the average Maltz lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Maltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Maltz in 1945 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maltz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maltz 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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