Schantz Family History

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Schantz Name Meaning

from Middle High German schanz ‘peasant jacket’, probably applied as a nickname for a peasant. topographic name from Middle High German schanze . nickname for a gambler, from Middle High German schanz(e) ‘game of dice’, ‘hazard’.

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

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Schantz Family Origin

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Schantz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schantz family was Keeping House. The most common Schantz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Schantz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schantz.

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Schantz Historical Records

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Schantz Life Expectancy

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