Kuntz Family History

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Kuntz Name Meaning

German: from the old personal name Chunizo, formed with Old High German kuoni ‘bold’, ‘brave’, ‘experienced’, or possibly chunni ‘race’, ‘people’. It is sometimes taken as a pet form of Konrad. The expression Hinz und Kunz was a German equivalent of ‘every Tom, Dick, and Harry’.

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

Similar surnames: Kountz, Kutz, Kantz, Kratz, Kurtz, Kintz, Kritz, Rutz, Lutz, Lontz

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Kuntz Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Kuntz name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Kuntz. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Kuntz Family Origin

Where is the Kuntz family from?

Kuntz Family Occupations

What did your Kuntz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kuntz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Kuntz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kuntz. A less common occupation for the Kuntz family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Kuntz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 53,000 census records available for the last name Kuntz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuntz 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Kuntz. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Kuntz. For the veterans among your Kuntz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kuntz Life Expectancy

What is the average Kuntz lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Kuntz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kuntz in 1940 was 36, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kuntz 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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