Wetz Family History

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Wetz Name Meaning

German: from a Slavic personal name.

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

Similar surnames: Wentz, Petz, Wenz, Metz, Ketz, Wertz, Watz, Tetz, Weitz, Betz

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Wetz Family Origin

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Wetz Family Occupations

What did your Wetz ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Wetz occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Wetz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Wetz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wetz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wetz 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 570 immigration records available for the last name Wetz. 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 Wetz. For the veterans among your Wetz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wetz Life Expectancy

What is the average Wetz lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Wetz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Wetz in 1950 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wetz 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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