Netz Family History

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Netz Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of various places called Neetze or Netze, from the Netze river, or from certain other localities such as Netzkamp in northern Germany. German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of nets, from Middle High German netz ‘net’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Netz or Yiddish nets ‘net’.

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

Similar surnames: Metz, Nett, Ketz, Tetz, Meth, Reitz, Spetz, Retz, Neth, Notz

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Netz Family Origin

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Netz Family Occupations

What did your Netz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Netz. 28% of Netz men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Netz women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Netz were Truck Driver and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Saleslady

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Netz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Netz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Netz 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 912 immigration records available for the last name Netz. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Netz. For the veterans among your Netz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Netz Life Expectancy

What is the average Netz lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Netz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Netz in 1957 was 41, and 65 in 2004.

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