Ganz Family History
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Ganz Name Meaning
German and Swiss German: variant of Gans ‘goose’. German: from a short form of the Germanic personal name Ganso, a cognate of modern German ganz ‘whole’, ‘all’. German: possibly also from an altered form, under Russian influence, of the personal name Hans, a short form of Johannes (see John). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German ganz ‘whole’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Ranz, Gatz, Gant, Gann, Manz, Sanz, Gans, Danz, Janz, Garb