Rantz Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Ranz. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Ranz, Gantz, Hantz, Bantz, Ratz, Raatz, Mantz, Krantz, Frantz, Raitz

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Rantz Family Origin

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Rantz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rantz family was Laborer. The most common Rantz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Rantz's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rantz.

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Rantz Historical Records

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Rantz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Rantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Rantz in 1944 was 26, and 62 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rantz

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