Jantz Family History

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Jantz Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Jan, a reduced form of Johann(es) (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Janz, Lantz, Wantz, Artz, Kantz, Hantz, Nantz, Janas, Janos, Jansa

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Jantz Family Origin

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Jantz Family Occupations

What did your Jantz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jantz family was Tinner. Laborer, Engineer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jantz. The most common Jantz occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Jantz's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Engineer

    17%
  • Tailor

    17%
  • Tinner

    17%

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

Jantz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jantz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jantz 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Jantz. 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 Jantz. For the veterans among your Jantz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jantz Life Expectancy

What is the average Jantz lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Jantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Jantz in 1950 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jantz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jantz 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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