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Konz Family History

Konz Name Meaning

from the pet name Konz, a variant of Kuntz. habitational name from Konz near Trier or Konzen near Aachen.

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


Similar surnames: Kontz, Kotz, Pont, Kosa, Kunz, Kong, Kintz, Kuno, Hong, Denz

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Where is the Konz family from?

You can see how Konz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Konz family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Konz families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 30 Konz families living in Wisconsin. This was about 49% of all the recorded Konz's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Konz families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Konz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Konz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Konz. 20% of Konz men worked as a Laborer and 32% of Konz women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Konz were Farm Work and Nurse.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Machinist
    9%
  • Farm Work
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    32%
  • Maid
    22%
  • Seamstress
    16%
  • Nurse
    11%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 554 immigration records available for the last name Konz. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Konz. For the veterans among your Konz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Konz lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Konz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Konz in 1957 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

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