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Mantz Family History

Mantz Name Meaning

South German: variant spelling of Manz.

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


Similar surnames: Gantz, Bantz, Montz, Hantz, Rantz, Mentz, Lantz, Matz, Nantz, Yantz

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Where is the Mantz family from?

You can see how Mantz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mantz family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mantz families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Mantz families living in Maryland. This was about 36% of all the recorded Mantz's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Mantz families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mantz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mantz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mantz. 19% of Mantz men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Mantz women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mantz were Clerk and Clerk.

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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

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Maid
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%
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What Mantz family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Mantz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mantz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mantz. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mantz. For the veterans among your Mantz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mantz lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Mantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mantz in 1953 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

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