Wertz Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Werner.

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


Similar surnames: Wentz, Werntz, Wortz, Hertz, Kertz, Wirtz, Mertz, Bertz, Gertz, Wetz

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Wertz Family Origin

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Wertz Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    67%
  • Servant

    33%

In 1881, Labourer and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wertz. The most common Wertz occupation in Canada was Labourer. 67% of Wertz's were Labourers.

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Wertz Historical Records

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Wertz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Wertz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wertz in 1944 was 25, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wertz

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