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Lanzi Name Meaning

Northern Italian: patronymic or plural form of Lanzo.

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


Similar surnames: Lenzi, Landi, Tanzi, Manzi, Manni, Lanza, Lanzo, Sani, Mansi, Renzi

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Where is the Lanzi family from?

You can see how Lanzi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lanzi family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Lanzi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Lanzi families living in California. This was about 14% of all the recorded Lanzi's in the USA. California had the highest population of Lanzi families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lanzi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lanzi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lanzi. 35% of Lanzi men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Lanzi women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lanzi were Salesman and Teacher.

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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
    35%
  • Helper
    8%
  • Polisher
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Packer
    34%
  • Spinner
    34%
  • Teacher
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lanzi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lanzi 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 774 immigration records available for the last name Lanzi. 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 344 military records available for the last name Lanzi. For the veterans among your Lanzi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lanzi lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lanzi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Lanzi in 1963 was 71, and 86 in 2004.

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