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Danzer Name Meaning

German (Dänzer): occupational name for a professional acrobat or entertainer; variant of Tanzer.

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

Similar surnames: Denzer, Tanzer, Dancer, Daenzer, Dantzler, Panzer, Ganzer, Danser

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Where is the Danzer family from?

You can see how Danzer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Danzer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Danzer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 43 Danzer families living in New York. This was about 55% of all the recorded Danzer's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Danzer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Danzer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Danzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Danzer. 24% of Danzer men worked as a 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
  • Shipping Clerk
  • Owner Manager
  • Clerical

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Danzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danzer 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 588 immigration records available for the last name Danzer. 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 Danzer. For the veterans among your Danzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Danzer lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Danzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Danzer in 1958 was 33, and 80 in 2004.

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