Lantz Name Meaning

South German: from the Germanic personal name Lanzo, originally a short form of various compound names with the first element land ‘land’, ‘territory’, but later used as an independent name. German: habitational name from any of several places called Lanz.

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


Similar surnames: Wantz, Nantz, Lintz, Lutz, Lontz, Latz, Rentz, Laut, Jantz, Banz

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Lantz Family Origin

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Lantz Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lantz family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lantz. The most common Lantz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Lantz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    3%

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Lantz Historical Records

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Lantz Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Lantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lantz in 1947 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

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