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Grantz Family History

Grantz Name Meaning
Eastern German: habitational name from any of various places in northeastern Germany named with Slavic gran(t)z ‘frontier’, ‘border’.

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

18,595 Historical Documents with Grantz on Ancestry.com
4,868 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
709 Military Records
612 Immigration Records
4,108 Census and Voter Lists
8,298 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Grantz Families

  • Number of Grantz families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Grantz families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Grantz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Grantz census records

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Grantz Family Origin

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Grantz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Grantz

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Grantz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Grantz census records

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Grantz Civil War Service Records

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