Wantz Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Wanzo, a short form of a compound name formed with wan ‘hope’, ‘expectation’ as the first element.

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

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Wantz Family Origin

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Wantz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Retired Farmer

    4%

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

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Wantz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Wantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Wantz in 1942 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wantz

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