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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, Farmer, Butcher and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grantz. 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.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Tailor

    10%
  • Barber Shop

    5%

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Grantz Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Grantz ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Grantz Life Expectancy

What is the average Grantz lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, 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.

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United States

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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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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