Glantz Family History

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Glantz Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German glanz ‘shine’, ‘radiance’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Glanz ‘shine’, ‘radiance’, Yiddish glants.

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

Similar surnames: Glatz, Glatt, Platz, Lontz, Lantz, Gantz, Gant, Glunt, Nantz, Glandt

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Glantz Family Origin

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Glantz Family Occupations

What did your Glantz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Glantz occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 9% of Glantz's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glantz. A less common occupation for the Glantz family was Housekeeper.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Housekeeper


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

Glantz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Glantz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glantz 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Glantz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Glantz. For the veterans among your Glantz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glantz Life Expectancy

What is the average Glantz lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Glantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Glantz in 1955 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glantz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glantz 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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