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Zantz Family History

Zantz Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Lantz, Nantz, Zatz, Wantz, Kantz, Zaitz, Jantz, Zentz, Rantz, Zant

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Where is the Zantz family from?

You can see how Zantz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zantz family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Zantz families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 19 Zantz families living in Kansas. This was about 49% of all the recorded Zantz's in USA. Kansas had the highest population of Zantz families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zantz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zantz ancestors do for a living?

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

What Zantz family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 249 census records available for the last name Zantz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zantz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 19 immigration records available for the last name Zantz. 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 Cards

There are 24 military records available for the last name Zantz. For the veterans among your Zantz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zantz lifespan?

Between 1987 and 2002, in the United States, Zantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Zantz in 1987 was 64, and 92 in 2002.

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