Plantz Family History

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Plantz Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Pflanz.

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

Similar surnames: Plants, Planz, Lantz, Planty, Platts, Jantz, Glantz, Platz, Latz

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Plantz Family Origin

Where is the Plantz family from?

Plantz Family Occupations

What did your Plantz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Plantz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Plantz's were Farmers. Farmer, Painter and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Plantz. A less common occupation for the Plantz family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Painter

  • Stone Mason

  • Carpenter


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

Plantz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Plantz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plantz 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Plantz. 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 Plantz. For the veterans among your Plantz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plantz Life Expectancy

What is the average Plantz lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Plantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Plantz in 1951 was 43, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plantz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plantz 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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