Lontz Name Meaning

North German or Dutch: vernacular derivative of the personal name Apollonius (see Lohnes). South German: variant of Lunz or Luntz, a nickname for a careless drifter, from Middle High German lunzen ‘to doze’.

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


Similar surnames: Lintz, Lantz, Lortz, Lunz, Montz, Kotz, Noftz, Lotz, Yontz, Kintz

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Lontz Family Origin

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Lontz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Grocer

    11%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lontz. A less common occupation for the Lontz family was Grocer. The most common Lontz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Lontz's were Farmers.

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Lontz Historical Records

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Lontz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Lontz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Lontz in 1961 was 63, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lontz

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