Munz Family History

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Munz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a moneyer, from German Münze ‘mint’. Compare Minter. German (also Münz): from a pet form of a Germanic personal name, Muno or Mundo (see Muns 2).

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


Similar surnames: Munk, Muns, Menz, Mutz, Manz, Mund, Muni, Muno, Lutz, Banz

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Munz Family Origin

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Munz Family Occupations

What did your Munz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Shoe Maker and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Munz. The most common Munz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Munz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Munz family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Shoe Maker

    7%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Munz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Munz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Munz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Munz

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Munz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Munz. For the veterans among your Munz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Munz Life Expectancy

What is the average Munz lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Munz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Munz in 1954 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Munz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Munz 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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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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