Lontz Family History

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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

Where is the Lontz family from?

Lontz Family Occupations

What did your Lontz ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Grocer


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

Lontz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lontz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lontz 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 312 immigration records available for the last name Lontz. 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 318 military records available for the last name Lontz. For the veterans among your Lontz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lontz Life Expectancy

What is the average Lontz lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lontz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lontz 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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