Jantzen Family History

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Jantzen Name Meaning

North German and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Jan.

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


Similar surnames: Janssen, Jansen, Arntzen, Jantz, Frantzen, Matzen, Jentzen, Janzen

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Jantzen Family Origin

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Jantzen Family Occupations

What did your Jantzen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jantzen. The most common Jantzen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Jantzen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jantzen family was Blacksmith Navy Yd.

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Blacksmith Navy Yd

    4%

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

Jantzen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Jantzen Life Expectancy

What is the average Jantzen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Jantzen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Jantzen in 1956 was 68, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jantzen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jantzen 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 Jantzen Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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