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Arntz Name Meaning

North German and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Arn(d)t (see Arndt).

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

Similar surnames: Artz, Jantz, Lontz, Arnt, Aretz, Arney, Kratz, Britz, Ritz, Rentz

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Where is the Arntz family from?

You can see how Arntz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Arntz family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Arntz families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Arntz families living in Ohio. This was about 67% of all the recorded Arntz's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Arntz families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Arntz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Arntz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Arntz. 26% of Arntz men worked as a Laborer and 29% of Arntz women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arntz were Manager and Nurse. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Spinner
  • Teacher
  • Nurse
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Arntz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arntz 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 425 immigration records available for the last name Arntz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Arntz. For the veterans among your Arntz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Arntz lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Arntz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Arntz in 1945 was 27, and 65 in 2004.

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