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Politz Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places so named, of Slavic origin. from a pet form of the personal name Hippolitus. Compare French Hypolite, Greek Politis.

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


Similar surnames: Polito, Polite, Pritz, Polit, Pollitt, Polin, Opitz, Moltz, Politis

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Where is the Politz family from?

You can see how Politz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Politz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Politz families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Politz families living in New Jersey. This was about 54% of all the recorded Politz's in the USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Politz families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Politz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Politz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver and Cashier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Politz. 25% of Politz men worked as a Truck Driver and 60% of Politz women worked as a Cashier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Politz were Molder and Waitress.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Truck Driver
    25%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Proprietor
    17%
  • Molder
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cashier
    60%
  • Waitress
    40%
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What Politz family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Politz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Politz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 434 immigration records available for the last name Politz. 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 Cards

There are 821 military records available for the last name Politz. For the veterans among your Politz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Politz lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Politz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Politz in 1961 was 31, and 72 in 2004.

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