Frantz Family History

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Frantz Name Meaning

German: older spelling of Franz.

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


Similar surnames: Rantz, Frentz, Krantz, Franz, France, Shantz, Franck, Grantz, Frontz

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Frantz Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Frantz name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Frantz. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    45%

  • Germanic Europe

    18%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

  • Sweden

    3%

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Frantz Family Origin

Where is the Frantz family from?

Frantz Family Occupations

What did your Frantz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Frantz family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frantz. The most common Frantz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Frantz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Frantz ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Frantz Historical Records

What Frantz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Frantz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frantz 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Frantz. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Frantz. For the veterans among your Frantz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frantz Life Expectancy

What is the average Frantz lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Frantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Frantz in 1944 was 26, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frantz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frantz 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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