Nantz Family History

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Nantz Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of a Germanic compound name formed with Nant- (for example, Nantwig, Nantger); its meaning is reflected in Middle High German nenden ‘to dare’.

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


Similar surnames: Lantz, Wantz, Ratz, Kantz, Lontz, Jantz, Danz, Banz, Netz, Nast

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Nantz Family Origin

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Nantz Family Occupations

What did your Nantz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nantz. A less common occupation for the Nantz family was Black Smith. The most common Nantz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Nantz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Keeps House

    5%
  • Black Smith

    2%

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

Nantz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nantz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nantz 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 Nantz

Passenger List

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

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Nantz Life Expectancy

What is the average Nantz lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Nantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Nantz in 1953 was 78, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nantz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nantz 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.

Famous Nantz Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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