Hanz Family History

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Hanz Name Meaning

German: from a variant spelling of the personal name Hans.

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

Similar surnames: Hantz, Ganz, Ranz, Sanz, Hand, Hane, Hang, Danz, Hans, Hasz

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Hanz Family Origin

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Hanz Family Occupations

What did your Hanz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Hostler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanz. A less common occupation for the Hanz family was Laborer. The most common Hanz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Hanz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Hostler

  • Laborer


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

Hanz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hanz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanz 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 554 immigration records available for the last name Hanz. 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 303 military records available for the last name Hanz. For the veterans among your Hanz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hanz Life Expectancy

What is the average Hanz lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Hanz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hanz in 1961 was 66, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hanz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hanz 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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