Danz Family History

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Danz Name Meaning

from a personal name, a short form of Tandulf, which is of uncertain origin. possibly a nickname for someone who liked to dance, from Middle High German tanz, danz ‘dance’.

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

Similar surnames: Dann, Ranz, Ganz, Denz, Sanz, Dana, Dane, Danza, Datz, Banz

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Danz Family Origin

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Danz Family Occupations

What did your Danz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Danz family was Barbershop. Farmer, Barber and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Danz. The most common Danz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Danz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Carpenter

  • Barbershop


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Danz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Danz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Danz. 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 Card

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

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Danz Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Danz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Danz in 1943 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Danz 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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