Planz Family History

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Planz Name Meaning

South German (Swabian): nickname for a clumsy person, a variant of dialect Plantsch.German: variant of Pflanz.

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

Similar surnames: Plank, Glanz, Lanz, Platz, Plantz, Pflanz, Lunz, Pan, Plass, Blank

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Planz Family Origin

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Planz Family Occupations

What did your Planz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Planz family was Stage Driver. The most common Planz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Planz's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber and Hod Carrier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Planz.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Hod Carrier

  • Stage Driver


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

Planz Historical Records

What Planz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Planz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Planz 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 361 immigration records available for the last name Planz. 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 362 military records available for the last name Planz. For the veterans among your Planz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Planz Life Expectancy

What is the average Planz lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Planz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Planz in 1953 was 44, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Planz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Planz 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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