Gantz Family History

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Gantz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Ganz.

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

Similar surnames: Rantz, Ganz, Mantz, Glantz, Bantz, Hantz, Gatz, Gant, Artz, Gantt

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Gantz Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Gantz name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Gantz. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • European Jewish


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Gantz Family Origin

Where is the Gantz family from?

Gantz Family Occupations

What did your Gantz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gantz family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gantz. The most common Gantz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Gantz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farming


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

Gantz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Gantz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gantz 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 Gantz. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Gantz. For the veterans among your Gantz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gantz Life Expectancy

What is the average Gantz lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Gantz in 1945 was 37, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gantz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gantz 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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