Kanz Family History

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Kanz Name Meaning

German: variant of Kantz.

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


Similar surnames: Kunz, Lanz, Ranz, Hanz, Sanz, Kranz, Ganz, Kane, Kan, Kana

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Kanz Family Origin

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Kanz Family Occupations

What did your Kanz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kanz. A less common occupation for the Kanz family was Grocer. The most common Kanz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Kanz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Cigar Maker

    6%
  • Grocer

    6%

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

Kanz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kanz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kanz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Kanz

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kanz. 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 Kanz. For the veterans among your Kanz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kanz Life Expectancy

What is the average Kanz lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kanz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kanz in 1959 was 55, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kanz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kanz 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 Kanz Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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