Franze Family History

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Franze Name Meaning

Italian (Franzè): from a shortened and altered form of francese ‘French’. Variant of Dutch Franzen or Frans(s)en, patronymics from the personal name Frans (see Francis); the final -n is often dropped in Dutch, especially in the Amsterdam dialect.

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

Similar surnames: France, Franza, Franzen, Franz, Franzke, Franca, Frank, Fransen

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Franze Family Origin

Where is the Franze family from?

Franze Family Occupations

What did your Franze ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Franze occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Franze's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Franze family was Engineer. Farmer, Baker and Currier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Franze.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Currier

  • Engineer


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

Franze Historical Records

What Franze family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Franze. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Franze 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Franze. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 534 military records available for the last name Franze. For the veterans among your Franze ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Franze Life Expectancy

What is the average Franze lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Franze life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Franze in 1949 was 35, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Franze

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Franze 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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