Krantz Family History

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Krantz Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant spelling of Kranz.

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

Similar surnames: Kranz, Krontz, Krentz, Rantz, Frantz, Kratz, Raatz, Kontz, Bruntz

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Krantz Family Origin

Where is the Krantz family from?

Krantz Family Occupations

What did your Krantz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Krantz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Krantz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krantz. A less common occupation for the Krantz family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Baker


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

Krantz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Krantz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krantz 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 Krantz

Passenger List

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Krantz. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Krantz. For the veterans among your Krantz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krantz Life Expectancy

What is the average Krantz lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Krantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Krantz in 1951 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krantz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krantz 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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