Grantz Family History

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Grantz Name Meaning

Eastern German: habitational name from any of various places in northeastern Germany named with Slavic gran(t)z ‘frontier’, ‘border’.

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


Similar surnames: Gratz, Rentz, Grant, Glantz, Grande, Raatz, Ranz, Granata, Grenz

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Grantz Family Origin

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Grantz Family Occupations

What did your Grantz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grantz family was Barber Shop. The most common Grantz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Grantz's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grantz.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Tailor

    10%
  • Barber Shop

    5%

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

Grantz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grantz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grantz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Grantz

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Grantz. 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 Grantz. For the veterans among your Grantz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grantz Life Expectancy

What is the average Grantz lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Grantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Grantz in 1955 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grantz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grantz 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.

Famous Grantz Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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