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Dantzler Family History

Dantzler Name Meaning

Altered form of German Dänzler an occupational name for a professional acrobat or entertainer Middle High German tenzeler. Compare Tanzer .

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


Similar surnames: Danzer, Kanzler, Hartzler, Denzler, Panter, Daigler, Bandler, Dengler

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Where is the Dantzler family from?

You can see how Dantzler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dantzler family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Dantzler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 20 Dantzler families living in South Carolina. This was about 95% of all the recorded Dantzler's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Dantzler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dantzler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dantzler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dantzler. 34% of Dantzler men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Dantzler women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dantzler were Farming and Laborer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Farmer
    33%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Farming
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    16%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Laundress
    11%
  • Laborer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Dantzler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dantzler 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 320 immigration records available for the last name Dantzler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Dantzler. For the veterans among your Dantzler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dantzler lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Dantzler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Dantzler in 1943 was 23, and 74 in 2004.

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