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Lantz Family History

Lantz Name Meaning
South German: from the Germanic personal name Lanzo, originally a short form of various compound names with the first element land ‘land’, ‘territory’, but later used as an independent name.German: habitational name from any of several places called Lanz.

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

335,099 Historical Documents with Lantz on Ancestry.com
67,337 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,182 Military Records
4,477 Immigration Records
46,357 Census and Voter Lists
206,746 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lantz Families

  • Number of Lantz families
     124 - 246
     42 - 123
     1 - 41
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lantz families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Lantz families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Lantz Family Origin

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Lantz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Lantz

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Lantz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lantz census records

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Lantz Civil War Service Records

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