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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

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Tailor

    10%
  • Barber Shop

    5%

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

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Grantz Historical Records

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Grantz Life Expectancy

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Famous Grantz Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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